20 Smart, Black, and Brilliant Women to Follow on Twitter | Tai Goodwin
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20 Smart, Black, and Brilliant Women to Follow on Twitter

I was searching for more black women to follow on Twitter and was having a hard time finding a recent (published within the last year) list that included black women educators, activists and thought leaders. So I made my own.

This list is the first of many. Leave a comment with anyone else that should be added to this list. And if you have your own list – share the wealth.

#1 – Nakisha M. Lewis – Race and Gender Activist –@NakLew


#2 – Melissa Harris-Perry – Educator and Editor-at-Large for Elle Magazine –@MHarrisPerry


#3 – April Reign – Editor and Thought Leader, Creator of #OscarsSoWhite – @ReignOfApril


#4 – Artika Tyner – Author, Educator, Civil Rights Attorney – @DrArtikaTyner


#5 – Tara Conley – Ethnographer and Researcher –@taralconley


#6 – Tiffany Gill, PhD – Professional Historian – @SableVictorian


#7 – Beverly Daniel Tatum – Author and Educator – @BDTSpelman


#8 – Jamie Broadnax of Black Girl Nerds –@JamieBroadnax and 


#9 – Ava Duvernay – Filmaker and Founder of Array – @AVAETC


#10 – Kimberly Foster – Founder of ForHarriet.com – @KimberlyNFoster and @ForHarriet


#11 – MichaelAngela Davis – Activist and Thought Leader – @MichaelaAngelaD


#12 – Alondra Nelson – Author and Educator – @alondra


#13 – Jamilah King – Writer and Senior Editor – @jamilahking


14# – Erica L. Williams – Educator and Thought Leader – @EricaLWilliams7


#15 – Mary S. Campbell – President of Spelman College – @SpelmanPres


#16 – Jessica Millward, PhD – Author and Speaker – @drjmil


#17 – Daina Ramey Berry – Author and Scholar – @lbofflesh


#18 – Heben Nigatu and Tracey Clayton – Co-hosts of Another Round – @anotherround and @heavenrants and @heavenrants


#19 – Audrey Clausen – Author and Speaker – @auclausen


#20 – Yara Shahidi – Actress and Emerging Leader – @YaraShahidi

About the Author Tai Goodwin

Tai Goodwin on a mission to help 10,000 women entrepreneurs create more joy and wealth in their life and business. She's the CEO of Aligned + Bankable and creator of the Bankable Brilliance Course. An intuitive business growth strategist and teacher, her specialty is helping clients create bankable business models that allow them to increase their impact and income without burning out. Tai is a former corporate trainer with a master's degree in instructional design and over 20 years of experience designing course, training programs, and certifications. She is also the author of Girlfriend, It's Your Time and founder of Brilliant Business Girlfriends.

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