It's February, y'all! And you know what that means - it's time to celebrate and shine the spotlight on the amazing impact of Black content creators! During Black History Month, we get to recognize the role these amazing people play in shaping our culture and perspectives. So, let's give it up for the Black creatives who are making waves and changing the game!
From music to film, and of course, social media, Black content creators are not only entertaining, but they're also educating us and bringing attention to important social issues. Whether they're singing, acting, directing, or creating YouTube videos, these individuals are using their platforms to tell authentic and meaningful stories that represent the Black experience and challenge stereotypes. And let's be real, they're doing it with style, grace, and a little bit of pizazz. Think about all the amazing musicians that have come from Black communities - from the soulful sounds of Motown to the genre-defining rap of today. Black musicians have pushed the boundaries of what is possible and have had a profound impact on society. Let us not forget about the talented actors and directors who are bringing Black stories to life on the big and small screens. From Denzel to Viola, and Ava to Ryan, they're making sure that Black stories are being told and heard on a global stage.
Social media has given Black influencers and content creators the ability to reach millions of people. Whether they're producing content to advocate for activism or just to make us laugh, these creators are making a difference and connecting with audiences in new ways. From the powerful activism of Black Twitter to the entertaining and educational content of Black YouTubers, these creators are using their platforms to enrich the creator economy, inspire us and create a more inclusive world.
As always, Black History Month is a time to celebrate the achievements and contributions of black individuals who have made an impact on society. Black content creators are playing a significant role in this, using their platforms to educate, entertain, and inspire us. Let's give a round of applause to these amazing creatives and continue to support their work not only in February but every month!
To wrap things up, we asked some of our employees to share their favorite black influencers or content creator. Check out their picks below!
Recommended by Amanda Clevenger
I found Tabitha Brown on TikTok when the pandemic started, and every day my son and I looked forward to her videos to see what she was cooking next. She really inspired me to venture out more with cooking meatless meals, but my favorite thing about her is her soothing demeanor in all of her content!
Recommended by Madeleine Gallaher
Anissia is a personal trainer that shares a lot of her workouts and food inspo on her Instagram page. Not only are her workouts absolutely amazing but she posts a lot about body positivity and her own struggles with her body image. I really resonate with her content, and it always makes me feel less alone. Plus she is an absolute ray of sunshine! Her social handle is @avh_fitness.
Recommended by Sherri Garza
I remember discovering tWitch during the TikTok pandemic era. I could scroll endlessly through his TikTok. I loved all of his dances, family content, and the positive energy I would feel while watching his videos.
Recommended by Liz Reyes
I found Jazmyn because I wanted a funny, short, and light-hearted podcast. After a quick listen, I knew that Jazmyn Gives Bad Advice would be just that. In this podcast, listeners submit their questions while Jazmyn gives her thoughts. Which then turns to her hilarious sketches, responses, and ultimately bad but funny advice. If you are ever stuck in traffic and wish you had your fellow bestie to gossip, laugh, and just talk nonsense with, simply play an episode of Jazmyn Gives Bad Advice.
We hope you enjoyed reading about the impact of black influencers and content creators!