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  • "It would be a long time before the word “blerd,” a portmanteau of the words black and nerd, would enter into my vocabulary, and when I did start to see it sprinkled among Myspace profiles and Livejournal groups, the word and its emerging popularity didn’t bring me any relief."

    -Sharon Lynn Pruitt on Sept 16, 2015 (

    September 17, 2015


    Blerd, or black nerd, is a term that has gained more and more popularity in the past couple of years. Try searching for #blerd on Instagram and Twitter and you'll be flooded with tons of nerdtastic thoughts and personalities. In fact, it's likely that you'll get sucked in to some rabbit hole of randomness ... because let's face it, all of us have a bit of nerd inside of us. And so, here's a dozen Blerd accounts in Twitter that you should be following to get your daily dose of blerdiness:

    June 10, 2017