Pretty Much Pop #56: Black + Nerd = BLERD w/ Anthony LeBlanc

The Interim Executive Producer of The Second City joins Mark, Erica, and Brian to discuss the scope of black nerd-dom: what nerdy properties provide to those who feel “othered,” using sci-fi to talk about race, Black Panther and other heroes, afrofuturism, black anime fans, Star TrekKey & PeeleGet Out vs. Us, and more.

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