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5 Black Women Creators You Should Be Following!

06-09-2020 by Emily Holshouser

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With the #BlackLivesMatter movement taking over in undeniably unprecedented ways, it’s never been more important to support black creators and voices. With that in mind we’ve selected 5 black influencers, artists, and creators for you to follow and support!

 

1. Erika E’Class on TikTok

It’s not news that TikTok is home to great food content, butErika E’Class brings a fresh energy and delightful personality to the space. Her page has upwards of 270,000 followers, and we can see why! She posts recipes and cooking videos, made even better by her commentary.

 

 
@erikaeclass

Garlic Roasted Potatoes ? (tune in to my next vid to see it plated with the Bangin Chicken) ##fyp##foryou##potatos##food##foodie##eating##good

♬ original sound - erikaeclass

 

2. Nyma Tang

Nyma Tang is a beauty YouTuber who has amassed nearly 1.2 million subscribers! Her channel includes videos about make-up, skin care, and hair care, and often focuses on methods meant specifically for black women. She has made videos about braiding cornrows into her hair, foundation matching, and a wide variety of fun makeup tutorials and artistic projects. 

 

 

 

3. Quenlin Blackwell

If you remember Vine (R.I.P.), you might remember user Quensadilla - known for some truly iconic hits. She now has a YouTube page anda TikTok account and churns out genuinely funny content. Her sense of humor is fire, her editing is killer, and she is a gorgeous queen! 

 

 

 

4. Arlissa Ruppert

If you want to add some British vibes to your Insta timeline, look no further than Arlissa Ruppert. She is a singer-songwriter and model from England who serves absolute LOOKS on her page, and her music includes some true bops. We stan!

 

 

 

5. Simone Mariposa

Simone Mariposa is a model who wants to make Instagram a size-inclusive space and empower all women to love themselves. She posts motivational art as well as photoshoots and videos. Her confidence is killer and inspiring, and she will make your timeline such a fun place!