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Black Content Creators You Should Follow on Social Media

by | Feb 25, 2021 | Blog Post, Scholarships |

In honor of Black History Month, we asked our social media audience which Black content creators they love to follow. Check out their recommendations below!

MEET MICHAEL, the 14-year-old baker, food justice advocate, and creator of Michaels Desserts! 

Ready to be inspired? At just 11-years-old, Michael created his own business to help fight food inequality. For every dessert you buy, Michael’s Desserts gives a dessert to someone in need. “I know that a cupcake won’t end hunger,” Michael says on his blog, “but a tasty treat, when times are tough, can make life sweeter.” 

Follow Michael’s Instagram page to see all of his dessert creations and advocacy work. He’s even going to be starring on a brand new TV series debuting on March 10th, 2021 on 3/10/21 to BYU TV! 

Speaking of incredible teenagers– meet Lavender Jasmine AKA the Five Foot Food Critic!

Hailing from our own Washington D.C., 14-year-old Lavy has a blog that shares her thoughts on “scrumptious foods and kid-friendly restaurants. You can check out some of her local restaurant reviews here! 

Recently, Lavvy also ran a fundraiser for the Arcadia Food which works to create a more sustainable and equitable food system in the D.C. area. Way to go, Lavy! We hit that follow button as fast as we could.  

Looking for more inspiration? Look no further than Chef Kenna’s Instagram page! 

Chef Kenna is a Tennessee-based chef and influencer who has done an INCREDIBLE job highlighting influential Black chefs and content creators on her Instagram page! Starting from the beginning of Black History Month, Kenna has shared dozens of biographies of influential Black chefs and tastemakers. Scroll through her feed to learn about their stories! 

Looking for recipe ideas? Be sure to follow these two amazing personal chefs! 

Head over to Chef Marc O’Neil (AKA Chef Marco)’s Instagram! 

And if you live in the Atlanta area, be sure to follow Personal Chef Marcus! 

Lastly, if you’re looking to up your food photography game, be sure to follow The Iron Chef on Instagram! He is a food stylist, chef, and photography that makes amazing dishes like these: 

What other Black content creators and chefs should we feature on our blog? Comment below to let us know! 

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