SCHEDULE

Every Monday at 9pm (EST). 

Each week, the chat kicks off with a topic and confession* about that topic from one of the hosts or a guest. Here's the schedule with date, topic & confession contributor. Check back soon. The schedule updates frequently.  To join the chat,  type #BlerdDating into the search bar on your Twitter page. REMEMBER TO INCLUDE THE HASHTAG #BlerdDating IN EVERY TWEET SO YOUR TWEETS SHOW UP IN THE CHAT. 

 

* Contributors retain all rights to their confession. 

April 24, 2017: BOOMERANGS: Exes that crop back up when you least expect it

confession by @simplydivaland

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SPECIAL GUEST:   Ashleigh Murray (@IamAmurray) was born in Kansas City, MO. Early on her family moved to Oakland, California, where Ashleigh enjoyed studying piano, jazz and hip-hop. After graduating high school, she moved to New York city where she studied at the New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts, graduating in 2009.

Currently Ashleigh portrays Josie McCoy, “a gorgeous, snooty and ambitious girl who is the lead singer for the popular band Josie and the Pussycats” in the CW's teen drama Riverdale. Recently she starred in the Netflix movie Deidra & Laney Rob a Train in 2017. The film had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on January 23, 2017, and was released on March 17, 2017 by Netflix.

Ashleigh is represented by Jago Ciro Entertainment, and Innovative Artists Talent and Literary Agency.

 

 

 

GUEST HOST: ToraShae (@BlackMajiik) is a nerdy Critical Race Theorist, writer, podcaster, and creator with her hands full.

You can hear more of her voice on the podcasts she cohosts: BlackGirlNerds, GimmeMoreSugar, ItsLitInColor, and InFrontOfCompany. She also runs a black apothecary at Uchawii.com while obsessing over Steven Universe and all things anime.


Follow her journey on twitter (@BlackMajiik)

APRIL 2017

April 3, 2017 - The Ballad of Unrequited Love -  Confession by @chilltowntv  

GUEST HOST:  Relationship/Lifestyle Guru & Matchmaker @AskCheyB returns!!  

April 10, 2017 - I Dated My Best Friend - Confession by @fave

GUEST HOSTS: Writer/actress/Black Girl Nerds contributor Cynthia Francillion SPECIAL GUEST: Musician/Producer André Cymone (yes THAT André Cymone and we are DYING!!!) 

April 17, 2017 - I Dated a Celeb - Confession by @nicoleedits

GUEST HOST: Writer/director Clarkisha Kent  and acclaimed writer Mikki Kendall.   

April 24,  2017 - Boomerangs (Dates That Pop Back Up When You Least Expect Them) - Confession by @simplydivaland

GUEST HOST: Writer/critical race theorist Tora ShaeSPECIAL GUEST: Actress Ashleigh Murray from the CW's Riverdale. 

MAY 2017

May 1, 2017 - Dating a Scrub-  Confession by @hollieharper5  

GUEST HOST: Timothy Jones from @HipHopEd !! SPECIAL GUEST: The one and only @ReignOfApril (yes she created #OscarsSoWhite and yes she's on the cover of Essence right now!) 

May 8, 2017 - I Was Friend-Zoned  - Confession by @chilltowntv

GUEST HOSTS: Writer/Psychologist (from Ebony) @JazzKeyes SPECIAL GUEST: Baratunde Thurston (yes, from the Daily Show, The Onion and the list goes on. We are GEEKED!) 

May 15, 2017 - My Date Confessed Something Crazy - Confession by @dawnsonink

GUEST HOST:  Relationship/Lifestyle Guru & Matchmaker @AskCheyB returns!!  

May 22,  2017 - Best Sorry/Not Sorry Dating Moment - Confession by @nicoleedits

GUEST HOST: Killer writer/director Clarkisha Kent (@IWriteAllDay_) returns!  

May 29,  2017 - I'm Done With Dating, Here's Why  - Confession by @TheRayvolution

GUEST HOST: Writer and podcaster extraordinaire from Lemonade and @BlackGirlNerds @Steph_I_Will is back!