Amplifying Black Voices Through Twitter

Some of these accounts I have been following for years, and some I just discovered. Some are better than others. I don’t agree 100% with all their tweets/posts. This is just my list of follows to get you started. It should be noted that there are many allies that I have not included in this first list. I wanted this to be strictly black voices. Any that you would like to add, please put in comments and I can include them in the future. Abby D Phillip – Journalist Akilah Hughes April D Ryan – Journalist Ava DuVernay Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) Barack Obama Baratunde Black Owned Bookstore Black Womxn For Bri Jenkins Brittany Packnett Cunningham Charles M Blow Daryl Davis Rev. Deborah L Johnson Deray McKesson Donna Brazile Elie Mystal Eric Holder – Former US Attorney General Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) Dr. Jason Johnson John Legend – Musician/Activist Rep. John Lewis (D- GA) Jonathan Capeheart – Journalist Joy Reid – News Anchor Sen. Kamala Harris Keith Ellison – MN Attorney General Khary Payton – Actor Kimberly Jones Lucy McBath Malcolm Nance Marc Elias (Note: Not a Black voice, but he is a lawyer specializing in voting rights) Matthew Cherry Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) Michael Harriot Michael Steele – Former RNC Chairman Michele Norris Michelle Bhasin Michelle Obama Muriel Bowser – Mayor of Washington, DC NAACP Legal Defense Fund Nikole Hannah Jones (Ida Bae Wells) Sherrilyn Ifill – NAACP/LDF Soledad O’Brien – Journalist Stacey Abrams Ambassador Susan Rice Symone D Sanders – Biden Campaign Tish James – NYS Attorney General Rep. Val Demmings (D-FL) Rev. Dr. William J. Barber, Jr. Yamiche Alcindor Yvette Nicole Brown – Actor

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