The Obsidian Archives include blog posts, critical essays, and fan fiction written by BGC members, contributors, and community. Take a trip through time and peruse through the blog, Critical Companion series, and Hogwarts BSU project for inspiration, nuanced critiques, and wonderful stories written in the Wizarding World!
Meet Black women who are creating space and art, learn about their process, and why they believe it is important for Black people to be creators. We feature a new Creator at the beginning of each month.
We Black & Nerds
Our blog was a space that worked to be representative of our realities and experiences as a way to counter the ones largely depicted in the mainstream. The blog hosted a variety of commentary on popular culture including book reviews, television and film recaps, personal essays, and our contributor-led series The Critical Companion, a bi-monthly themed project that delved into different aspects of critical fandom.
The Critical Companion
Hogwarts BSU was a fan fiction project that asked Black Potterheads to imagine what it would be like to be Black in the Wizarding World. Read stories of Black students at Hogwarts, Black businesses in the Potterverse, and Black Wizard History, and feel free to add your own stories to Archive of Our Own using the tag Hogwarts BSU!
DJ Kayla Marie is back with a BSU playlist for Halloween!
Blaise and Hermione reunite.
Hermione and Blaise deal with the oncoming threat of Lord Voldemort.
The students at Hogwarts react to the news of Hermione and Blaise’s relationship.
Hermione and Blaise make a decision.
Hermione’s relationship with Blaise is questioned.
Magical DJ Kayla Marie has answered the call for #HotNerdFall with a new playlist. Here is the soundtrack you need while choosing your oversized sweater, sipping your pumpkin spice latte and binging your favorite fantasy series. Playlist is available on Spotify and Apple Music.
Hermione begins to prepare for the future.