Earlier this month Stephanie and I attended CONvergence, a super dope fandom convention in Bloomington, MN. We had a blast … More
This week we’re celebrating our favorite Awkward Black Girls. Our first Awkward Queen is Tracey Gordon from Chewing Gum!
What is Dope Queens of Black History? We’re a cosplay project/blog created by twin sisters Stephanie and AlysshaRose. What do … More
Check out this video celebrating the life of the Godmother of Rock and Roll, Sister Rosetta Tharpe!
Our next Dope Queen is Choreographer, Dancer, and Anthropologist Katherine Dunham. She was known for her fusion of African Dance … More
Today’s Dope Queen is Mary McLeod Bethune. Mary McLeod Bethune was a leading educator and Civil Rights Activist who believed education … More
Our next Dope Queen is Shirley Chisholm! She was the first African American Congresswoman and first African American woman from … More
Before Rosa Parks there was Claudette Colvin. A 16 year old school student is today’s#blackhistorymonth cosplay was arrested arrested for … More
Zora Neale Hurston (January 7th 1891-January 28 1960) An author, folklorist, and anthropologist, she is most known for her novel … More
This is a page dedicated to the exceptional black women who broke down the color barrier and fought for equality. … More