Top Black Female Influencers You Should Follow On Instagram

By Francis Tunwase

In these current times, it is crucial to amplify the voices of the Black community and grace them with ample attention. The world has been riddled with the bane of racism over the years. Recently, some women have stepped up to militate against this social ill. In this post, we highlight these women who have stepped up to fight against racism in America.

Over the years, as people join the black community in protesting the extrajudicial killings of Ahmad Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Tatiana Jefferson, and the most recent George Floyd, the solidarity has shone the necessary light on the severe racial inequality that continues to plague America.

Black activists, influencers, educators, and writers have taken to social media to educate anyone willing to invest their time. These women have been committed to researching, designing, and sharing practical ways for a fundamental change to be made.

Here are five Black female activists/ influencers to look out for on social media:

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  1. Patrisse Cullors – Brignac: The co–founder of the famous organization Black Lives Matter. Patrisse has worked round the clock following the acquittal of George Zimmerman.
  1. Brittany Packnett Cunningham: Cunningham is the co–host for iHeart Radio’s best political podcast. Her recent program (#8CantWait Campaign) paved the way for everyone to take swift action against the excesses of the police who use brute force against black people.
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  1. Rachel Cargle is an academic writer. She also supports communities of color where Black women and girls are given the right to speak up.
  1. Myisha T. Hill: A mental health activist and founder of Check Your Privilege. Her voice has been stentorian on social media against racism.
  1. Candace Reels is a must-follow account on social media. Candace is a fashion enthusiast. However, she is best known for her activism for female empowerment.