Social Media

Recommendations for Instagram

  • @aclu_nationwide - Breaking news updates and know-your-rights information.
  • @adolescentcontent - Gen Z creative community that shares information on educating, donating, and fighting for racial justice (among other things).
  • @blackfutureslab - Works with Black people to transform communities by building Black political power & changing the way power operates in cities and states.
  • @blklivesmatter - Official Instagram account for Black Lives Matter global network
  • @campaignzero - Campaign with research-based policy solutions to end police brutality in America. 
  • @ckyourprivilege - Offers resources with the goal of helping people dismantle their relationship with power, privilege, and racism.
  • @eatokratheapp - Instagram for the Eat Okra app with 2500+ black-owned restaurants across a range of cities.
  • @eji_org - Equal Justice Initiative Instagram account. EJI works to end mass incarceration, excessive punishment and racial inequality.
  • @ethelsclub - Social and wellness club that celebrates people of color; offers free healing and grieving group sessions for the Black community.
  • @goodgoodgoodco - Digital newspaper dedicated to sharing goods news; has been posting information on how to be actively anti-racist. 
  • @ijeomaoluo - Author of So You Want To Talk About Race
  • @indyamoore - Shares action items on how to help black folks on the ground in Minneapolis & beyond.
  • @museummammy - Writer, curator, and activist; posts about Black Lives Matter
  • @mvmnt4blklives - M4BL is a national network of over 150 leaders and organizations creating a broad political home for Black people to learn, organize, and take action.
  • @naacp - Founded 1909, the NAACP is the nation's first and largest grassroots–based civil rights organization.
  • @nowhitesaviors - Advocacy campaign led by a nearly all-female African team of professionals in Uganda with the goal of “seeing things change in a more equitable and anti-racist direction.” 
  • @r29unbothered - Made by and for Black millennial women, this Refinery 29 vertical champions Black voices and art.
  • @sunrisemvmt - Youth-led movement to stop climate change and is fighting for Black lives. For more on how racism is at the core of climate change, read this article.
  • @tamikadmallory - Activist and organizer; one of the leading organizers of the Women’s March. Co-Founder of Until Freedom.
  • @thefutureleft - Organizing group shares information and actions.
  • @untilfreedom - Organization of lawyers, artists, survivors of injustice, and organizers fighting for racial justice
  • @yourrightscamp - Funded by Colin Kaepernick, the Know Your Rights Campaign is a free campaign for youth that strives to raise awareness on self-empowering Black people by working with law enforcement.

New York-specific Instagram accounts

  • @blackownedbklyn - A curated guide to Black Brooklyn’s people, places and products.
  • @blmgreaterny - Black Lives Matter coalition for Greater New York.
  • @changethenypd - Police reform campaign keeping you updated on all things NYPD & how to hold them accountable.
  • @justiceforgeorgenyc - Information about protests happening in NYC. 
  • @nyclu - New York affiliate of the ACLU; has information on actions you can take.

Recommendations for Twitter