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8 African American Influencers to Follow

As a Women-owned business with an African-American president, acknowledging diversity is something we do every day. Since February is Black History month, we thought we’d do a special highlight of a few great African-American influencers. Check them out.

Husband and Wife for Life

Laquilla and Mark Lane’s mission is to encourage, inspire and guide couples to overcome obstacles to sustain healthy and long-lasting relationships. Their over 1.7 million followers gain insight and advice from the couple’s 17-year marriage.

The Beauty Beau

She’s a travel junkie and avocado lover who classifies her style as “Tomboy Chic”. Hailing from Dallas, Candace has a great style and offers advice in fashion, beauty and hair.

Ann Marie John

A mother of four and retired army veteran, AnnMarie shares her opinions on everything family, lifestyle and travel related, along with her love for Disney.  A personal favorite is her work on the #DisruptAging campaign helping women embrace that age IS just a number.

The Curvy Fashionista

Honored on The Root 100’s List of the Most Influential African Americans for 2017, Marie is the Editor and Chic for the blog established in 2008. The Blog-Bizness is focused on uplifting, supporting, and styling every woman who knows that her size has nothing to do with her style.

Divas Can Cook

Looking for a fun and easy approach to Southern, soulful, from-scratch cooking? Look no future than Monique’s blog.  Divas Can Cook features over 400 girlfriend-to-girlfriend guided video recipes. While you’re checking out her blog, don’t for get to click on the “Cheat Day Favorites” section.

Trials N Tresses

Blogging about natural hair, Melissa shows the good, the bad, beautiful and difficult realities of going natural and being natural in today’s society. It doesn’t stop there. Shakira and Melissa share all aspects of a well-balanced life, bringing more than just hair care to the table including shopping and movie reviews.

Mama Knows It All

Looking for parenting advice? Brandi is here to provide helpful tips on everything from pregnancy, motherhood as well as DIY projects, recipes and even fashion and health.

Black Southern Bell

A South Carolina girl who loves all things Southern and stylish, Michiel’s blog creates an online resource of lifestyle inspiration for southern inspirited African-American women. When she’s not planning the next big thing for her blog, she can be found shopping antiques with her husband, watching documentaries or rearranging art in her historic home.

This list is obviously not exhaustive, but it’s a great sampling for anyone looking to tap into the 5.1 million followers they connect with.  But, what if we missed your favorite? Share with us in the comments and we’ll check them out for future posts.

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