Twitter for Black Folks: The Ultimate Guide

The Root has picked its favorite black commentators in the Twitter game. Any of them would make a fine addition to the beginning Tweeter’s catalog.

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As The Root has documented, the black community—while less represented in tech-heavy professions—is nonetheless a powerful force on Twitter: Topics relating to black American culture continually top the regularly updated list of most popular Twitter commentary. Exact figures for Twitter use among blacks have yet to surface, but The Root has picked its favorite black commentators in the Twitter game. Any of them would make a fine addition to the beginning Tweeter’s catalog. You can follow our list live on The Root, or on Twitter here. And be sure to follow The Root’s in-house Twitter feed here.

The Root Staff

@joeldr—managing editor

@heyerinevans—copy editor

@saaretsays—assistant editor

@nattyrankins—media critic
@teresawiltz—senior culture critic

@pittswiley—buzz writer

@helena_andrews—columnist

@jayduh10

 

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