The Black Voices You Need To Follow On Twitter

In honor of Black History Month, I searched the Twitterverse to compile a list of black leaders who tweet like nobody's business and drop the mic afterward. They are all too accomplished and too incredible for me to introduce in this brief article, so I'll divide them into a few general groups and then let them speak for themselves. After all, you are what you tweet. Isn't that how the saying goes?

Political and Cultural Commentators Saying It Like It Is:

Francisco Luis-White

Quinta Brunson

Ashley Ford

Saed Jones

Zahira Kelly-Cabrera

Joy Ann Reid

Jamil Smith

Clint Smith

Rev. Dr. Barber

Bernice King

Dr. Blair Kelley

Marc Lamont Hill

Shaun King

More Blacktivists Keeping it Real:

Bree Newsome

DeRay McKesson

Martese Johnson

April Reign

Jamilah Lemieux

Eve Ewing

Congressional Reps Tweeting For Justice:

Senator Kamala Harris

Representative Alma Adams

Representative Maxine Waters

Representative John Lewis

Representative Eleanor Norton

Representative Marc Veasey

Representative Hakeem Jeffries

Senator Cory Booker

Representative Emanuel Cleaver

Representative Bennie G. Thompson

Representative Al Green

Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

Representative Gwen Moore

Representative Karen Bass

Congressional Representatives Reminding Us of #BlackExcellence:

Representative Barbara Lee and Representative Robin Kelly

Representative Terri Sewell

Representative Joyce Beatty

Representative G.K. Butterfield

 

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