Each week, For Nerdy Girls features an influencer, a thought leader, a trailblazer. This Genius inspires other colorful women around the world through innovation in communication. These are women working in television, film, podcasting, publishing, and other forms of media who should be celebrated on a global level. So we'll start by talking about these changemakers right here.
By we I mean me. That's me in the video below talking about who this week's Genius is and why I would like to have a coffee chat with them.
Let's watch. 👀
Who is this genius?
What does she do?
Tananarive is an author, professor, and screenwriter.
"We're strangers. Essentially. We can say whatever we want
to each other, and it doesn't matter. In a good way."
[Mahlena wrote this short story. Tell a Friend!🙆🏾]
“The Hamptons.” “In New York?” “Not the place. My family. Although we have summered in Sag Harbor.” Under the shade of a palm tree, Sasha handed Morrow a hair elastic. He wrapped the yellow band around the fuzzy end of the French braid that he had just plaited on the side of her head. Then he picked up the wide tooth comb from their picnic blanket and detangle her pouf of 4B natural hair before staring on the other braid. “Old Black money from the DMV. DC, Maryland, and Virginia,” Sasha explained. “Doctors, lawyers, politicians. Only respectable professions encouraged. No sports or entertainment allowed to sully the brand.”