Geeks of Color is an online community that highlights diversity in the world of geek. We inform, entertain, and interact in support of diverse comics, writers, characters, and more. The page was created in late 2015 then officially launched on New Year’s Day of 2016. Head over to our Squad page to find out more about all the committed geeks behind this page!
The Mission: To create an inclusive environment for geeks of color while uplifting diversity within popular culture.
The Vision: We see a future where people of color are well-celebrated and represented. In the meantime, we will support all talents of color within the geek community and popular culture. We will focus on diversity, inclusivity, and applying our values in all the work we do.
The Values: D.I.V.E.R.S.I.T.I.
Dynamism – To be dynamic and have a positive attitude.
Integrity – To be honest and have strong moral principles.
Vigor – To have enthusiasm and energy.
Empathy – To understand and share others’ feelings.
Respect – To have due regard for everyone we come across.
Solidarity – To be united among people of color and minorities groups.
Inspiration – To evoke creativity, the power of imagination and ingenuity.
Tact – To deal with sensitive topics with understanding and thought.
Intrepidness – To be fearless, courageous, and confident.
Geeks of Color is active on most social media outlets – Instagram, Facebook, Tumblr, but mainly on Twitter.