Many of today's thought-leaders keep their conversations about social justice and policy going through social media. Here are some black women to follow for a number of issues.
Why follow her: The co-creator of Black Lives Matter takes conversations about social justice from panel discussions into hashtags.
Why Follow Her: She goes by K. Tubman. The Ebony Magazine leader often tweets about feminism and often has encouraging words for young girls.
Why follow her: The journalist and critic fills her timeline with commentary on social justice, women’s issues and motherhood.
Why follow her: You probably know her for her sports commentary, yet she often talks about the intersection of race and class in sports.
Why follow her: The journalist and radio host takes on secular issues. An outspoken atheist, Bey often African-Americans should reject religion.
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As Senior Digital Editor for The Next America, Jamila Robinson is the ambassador/evangelist for data, metrics and technology in Next America storytelling. Most recently, she led and implemented an award-winning strategy for immersive storytelling and grew wired, print, subscriber and social media audiences through content structure and planning at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Jamila was a fellow at the Maynard Institute for Journalism Education.