“I find it amazing how much you appreciate being a nerd once you get older. Adding two cups of wisdom along with a pint of experience and mix it all together with maturity gives you a bewitching concoction of someone who is secure in who and what they are. My security and confidence may not be at 100%, but its steadily growing year by year. I’ve finally come to terms with the fact that I am an uncool nerdy black girl and I embrace it! I love it!
So why were there so many years when I was ashamed of it?” More from Jamie Broadnax at Black Girl Nerds.