History Main / BlackandNerdy

10th Jun '18 6:33:03 AM nombretomado
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* Many Youtubers have literally made successful careers being Black and Nerdy. Examples include: [[https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBJycsmduvYEL83R_U4JriQ Marques Brownlee]], [[https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMgCvJ3_QahXgvwj6LjOd-w Soldier Knows Best]], and many others.
** If that wasn't enough, there's also the Youtuber [[https://www.youtube.com/user/BlackNerdComedy/ Black Nerd Comedy]], who's LITERALLY named Black Nerd on YouTube. Basically, he's the literal embodiment of this trope.

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* Many Youtubers [=YouTubers=] have literally made successful careers being Black and Nerdy. Examples include: [[https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBJycsmduvYEL83R_U4JriQ Marques Brownlee]], [[https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMgCvJ3_QahXgvwj6LjOd-w Soldier Knows Best]], and many others.
** If that wasn't enough, there's also the Youtuber [=YouTuber=] [[https://www.youtube.com/user/BlackNerdComedy/ Black Nerd Comedy]], who's LITERALLY named Black Nerd on YouTube.[=YouTube=]. Basically, he's the literal embodiment of this trope.
8th Jun '18 8:42:18 PM GabrielLowery
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* Charles Frank Bolden, Jr, the current Administrator of NASA. As well as having a science degree, he is a a retired United States Marine Corps Major General and a former astronaut.

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* Charles Frank Bolden, Jr, the current Administrator of NASA. As well as having a science degree, he is a a retired United States Marine Corps Major General and a former astronaut.


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** If that wasn't enough, there's also the Youtuber [[https://www.youtube.com/user/BlackNerdComedy/ Black Nerd Comedy]], who's LITERALLY named Black Nerd on YouTube. Basically, he's the literal embodiment of this trope.
7th Jun '18 10:03:01 PM comicwriter
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* Shuri in ''Film/BlackPanther'' is a the princess of the African nation of Wakanda, and is also a [[ChildProdigy teenage]] GadgeteerGenius who designs much of the advanced technology used by her people.
6th Jun '18 9:39:26 PM costanton11
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* Cameron from ''WesternAnimation/TotalDramaRevengeOfTheIsland''. He's spent most of his life reading due to growing up in a bubble (literally), knows a good deal about psychology, and tends to trip up in conversation due to his [[NoSocialSkills lack of social skills]].

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* Cameron from ''WesternAnimation/TotalDramaRevengeOfTheIsland''.''WesternAnimation/TotalDrama''. He's spent most of his life reading due to growing up in a bubble (literally), knows a good deal about psychology, and tends to trip up in conversation due to his [[NoSocialSkills lack of social skills]].
20th May '18 4:17:30 PM darkemyst
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* One of Tim Drake's high school friends in ''[[ComicBook/RobinSeries]]'' is the black roleplayer and movie aficionado Kevin Hudman, who has a natural talent for strategy.

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* One of Tim Drake's high school friends in ''[[ComicBook/RobinSeries]]'' ''[[ComicBook/RobinSeries Robin]]'' is the black roleplayer and movie aficionado Kevin Hudman, who has a natural talent for strategy.
20th May '18 4:17:13 PM darkemyst
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%%* Ken of ''Webcomic/DorkTower.''



%%* Mike Peterson of ''ComicBook/TheAwesomeSlapstick''.


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%%* Mike Peterson of ''ComicBook/TheAwesomeSlapstick''.


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%%* Ken of ''Webcomic/DorkTower.''


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* One of Tim Drake's high school friends in ''[[ComicBook/RobinSeries]]'' is the black roleplayer and movie aficionado Kevin Hudman, who has a natural talent for strategy.
21st Apr '18 6:53:19 PM HasturHasturHastur
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* Adam Warren of Oceano is known for his love of video games, particularly Nintendo titles, and has a [[www.twitch.tv/BlaqMario Twitch channel]] devoted to them.

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* Adam Warren of Oceano is known for his love of video games, particularly Nintendo titles, and has a [[www.[[http://www.twitch.tv/BlaqMario Twitch channel]] devoted to them.
21st Apr '18 6:52:51 PM HasturHasturHastur
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* Adam Warren of Oceano is known for his love of video games, particularly Nintendo titles, and has a [[[www.twitch.tv/BlaqMario Twitch channel]] devoted to them.

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* Adam Warren of Oceano is known for his love of video games, particularly Nintendo titles, and has a [[[www.[[www.twitch.tv/BlaqMario Twitch channel]] devoted to them.
21st Apr '18 6:50:07 PM HasturHasturHastur
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* Mendel Bij de Leij of Music/{{Aborted}} and System Divide fame is well-known for his love of video games and anime.

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* Mendel Bij de Leij of Music/{{Aborted}} and System Divide fame is well-known for his love of video games and anime.anime.
* Adam Warren of Oceano is known for his love of video games, particularly Nintendo titles, and has a [[[www.twitch.tv/BlaqMario Twitch channel]] devoted to them.
29th Mar '18 1:18:54 AM Spindriver
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* Only a year later, Barney Collier (played by Greg Morris) was the TokenBlack on the original ''Series/MissionImpossible'' team, hired specifically for his electrical/mechanical genius. In the 1980's revival series, Grant Collier (Barney's son, played by Greg Morris's real life son ''Creator/PhilMorris'').

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* Only a year later, Barney Collier (played by Greg Morris) was the TokenBlack on the original ''Series/MissionImpossible'' team, hired specifically for his electrical/mechanical genius. In the 1980's revival series, we get Grant Collier (Barney's son, played by Greg Morris's real life son ''Creator/PhilMorris'').



** An even better example would be Ethan from ''[[Series/PowerRangersDinoThunder Dino Thunder]]'' -- gamer, comic fan and nearly inseparable from his laptop (his first scene shows him hacking the school sprinkler system for a prank). He does have a hidden athletic side that got brought out in "[[EverybodyMustGetStoned Leader of the Whack]]".

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** An even better example would be Ethan from ''[[Series/PowerRangersDinoThunder Dino Thunder]]'' -- gamer, comic fan and nearly inseparable from his laptop (his first scene shows him hacking the school sprinkler system for a prank). He does have a hidden athletic side that got gets brought out in "[[EverybodyMustGetStoned Leader of the Whack]]".



* The Cat's alter-ego Duane Dibbley in ''Series/RedDwarf''. He was introduced as the Cat's worst nightmare in the Despair Squid episode, then proved popular enough for a return appearance when a psychic monster sapped the Cat of his cool. John-Jules' claims the character is so popular because "no-one's ever written a black nerd before.

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* The Cat's alter-ego Duane Dibbley in ''Series/RedDwarf''. He was introduced as the Cat's worst nightmare in the Despair Squid episode, then proved popular enough for a return appearance when a psychic monster sapped the Cat of his cool. John-Jules' claims the character is so popular because "no-one's ever written a black nerd before.before”.



** In Season 7, Tracy dismissed UsefulNotes/BarackObama as "that half-nerd".

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** In Season 7, Tracy dismissed dismisses UsefulNotes/BarackObama as "that half-nerd".
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