21 Black Creators to Follow Right Now
Note: This is by no means a complete list. There are many voices to be highlighted and heard, however we are committed to putting the spotlight on these creators and their perspectives. Please feel free to reach out with any other suggestions of creators to be highlighted!
Rachel Cargle– 1.2 M followers
Rachel Cargle is a public academic, writer, and lecturer. Her activism and academic work are rooted in providing intellectual discourse, tools, and resources that explore the intersection of race and womanhood.
Trevor Noah– 6M followers
The Daily Show host has never been silent about his struggles and take on systemic racism. Originally from South Africa, he has a fresh perspective on American politics that is generally very well-respected.
Mireille Harper– 75K followers
Harper has spent the past 4 years working as an editor and writer in the diversity and inclusion space.
Alishia McCullough– 212K followers
As a licensed mental health therapist, McCullough has a very mental-health based approach to healing and growing following the protests and movements taking place and provides ways to reflect and think.
Layla Saad– 532K followers
Saad is a NYT bestselling author of Me and White Supremacy, podcaster, teacher, and activist.
Opal Tometi– 45.8K followers
As the cofounder of Black Lives Matter Movement, Tometi is a huge activist for gender, immigrant and racial justice and her feed is filled with stories, lessons and other notable activists.
Charlene Carruthers– 16.2K followers
Carruthers is an author and poet, featuring helpful information and inspiring poems on her feed.
No White Saviors– 542K followers
The popular account features interviews and captions that are both thoughtful and filled with value, and isn’t afraid to call out popular mega-influencers for lack of action.
Check your privilege-337K followers
The page is dedicated to actively dismantling white supremacy and privileges to make all play on an equal ground. The brand has courses, books and workshops.
Rachel Ricketts– 170K followers
Ricketts is a an author and racial justice educator; she combines actionable ways to be anti-racist with ways to heal following grief.
The Great Unlearn– 251K followers
The Great Unlearn is a project created by Rachel Cargle set to pick apart microaggressions and misfocus of why systemic racism occurs.
Reni Eddo-Lodge– 128K followers
Eddo-Lodge is the author of Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race.
Ibram Kendi– 303K followers
Kendi is NYT best-selling author and director of the Anitracism Center and his words are deeply powerful.
Katy Catalyst– 10.1K followers
Katy’s page acts as an open discussion forum for white people to be actively antiracist and its intersectionality with feminism.
Roianne Nedd– 8K followers
Nedd advocates and educates; her feed is filled with powerful quotes and even more powerful food-for-thoughts in their captions.
Little Miss Flint– 108K followers
Mari Copeny, otherwise known as Little Miss Flint,at only 13 years old, is best known for raising awareness for the Flint water crisis and racial inequalities.
Blair Imani– 146K followers
Imani is Black, bisexual and Muslim, bringing a unique and needed perspective to the conversation.
Benjamin Crump– 161K followers
Crump is a renowned attorney who represented the family of Trayvon Martin and now, George Floyd.
Equal Justice Initiative– 208K followers
The Equal Justice Initiative was founded by Bryon Stevenson, who is the recipient of a multitude of awards and the author of NYT’s bestseller, Just Mercy. The organization seeks to end mass incarceration and racial inequality.
Ericka Hart– 343K followers
Hart is a sex-educator and a social, gender, and racial justice disrupter.
Deray Mckesson-168K followers
McKesson is the co-founder of Campaign Zero, which looks at policies aimed to eliminate police brutality.
We encourage you all to speak up and be actively anti-racist, while also continuing to seek out ways to support the end of systemic racism. As always, we’re here to talk.