Black Skater Chick

BLACK SKATER CHICK (BSC) is a project designed with the purpose of connecting individuals to learning about black women and women of African descent in skateboarding and extreme sports. In 2012, BSC started reporting about the experiences of black women in skateboarding culture and has been feature in Afropunk News, Black Nerd Girls and other popular digital magazines.

Who is Richie P?

Richaela Iyanti (Richie P.) is the founder of BLACK SKATER CHICK. She is a 20-something  skateboarder of West Indian/Caribbean heritage from East Flatbush, Brooklyn, NY.  She started BSC with the main goal of increasing knowledge and extinguishing ignorance about women of African descent in the skateboarding, through highlighting their achievements and lifestyle through interviews,news, music and art. When Richie P. is not skating, she travels the world supporting communications for international development organizations.

Black Skater Chick

BLACK SKATER CHICK (BSC) is a project designed with the purpose of connecting individuals to learning about black women and women of African descent in skateboarding and extreme sports. In 2012, BSC started reporting about the experiences of black women in skateboarding culture and has been feature in Afropunk News, Black Nerd Girls and other popular digital magazines.

Who is Richie P?

Richaela Iyanti (Richie P.) is the founder of BLACK SKATER CHICK. She is a 20-something  skateboarder of West Indian/Caribbean heritage from East Flatbush, Brooklyn, NY.  She started BSC with the main goal of increasing knowledge and extinguishing ignorance about women of African descent in the skateboarding, through highlighting their achievements and lifestyle through interviews,news, music and art. When Richie P. is not skating, she travels the world supporting communications for international development organizations.

News and Updates

Learn More About the Current Landscape of Black Women in Skateboarding & Skate Culture

Learn a thing or two

its never too late to learn a new trick.

Tutorials

If you are a skateboarder or involved in action sports and would like to share some trick tips or tutorials, please send your request to richie@blackskaterchick.com.

Interviews

Contact Black Skater Chick

blackskaterchick@gmail.com