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This list is meant to serve a directory so that no one can say they can't find Black writers again. Add in your information. The list is publicly available. It is for BLACK WRITERS ONLY.
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You CANNOT have access to the spreadsheet. If you found this, are a Black writer and want to add yourself do so via bit.ly/BlackWritersDatabase
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Everyone else, feel free to share with your networks and folks you know who do hiring.
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If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please email Gabrielle Hickmon (gihickmon@gmail.com), creator of the spreadsheet.
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To follow folks in the spreadsheet on Twitter: see this list (it will be updated as the spreadsheet grows).
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Name Email addressWebsite/Portfolio Link What's your/their beat?Twitter (@xyz)Anything else?
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Gabrielle Hickmon
gabrielle@gabriellehickmon.com
https://www.gabriellehickmon.com/portfolioCulture, Travel, Health/Wellness, Politics, Academic Research, Art, Poetry@gabbyhickmon
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Yaminah Mayoyaminah@spicymayo.ushttps://www.spicymayo.us/Culture, Fashion, Health/Wellness, TV/Film, Art, Beauty@yaminahmayo
Instagram: @spicy.mayo
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Demicia Inmandv.inman@gmail.comhttp://www.miciagirl.comCulture, Music, TV/Film@_demiciaTrending news
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Anika Reedanikajreed@gmail.comhttps://www.heyitsanika.com/Culture, Fashion, Music, Travel, Health/Wellness, Lifestyle, TV/Film, Beauty@heyitsanika
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Armon Sadlerarmonsadler13@gmail.comhttps://link.medium.com/eemZFZNQw7Culture, Music@armonsadler
I host a podcast called Stay Busy with Armon Sadler. @staybusypod on all platforms
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Kindra Monécreate@kindramone.comhttp://www.thestylingsoul.com/Fashion, Health/Wellness, Lifestyle, Self-help, Beauty@itskindramone
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Marquita Amoah marquitaamoah@gmail.comhttps://www.wordsarethings.orgPolitics, Education, TV/Film, Art@a_reformed
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LeslieLeslieantonoff@gmail.comhttp://www.thehautemommie.comCulture, Fashion, Business, Lifestyle@hautemommie
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Deon Egentideonegenti4@gmail.comhttps://medium.com/@skellyaddCulture, Music, TV/Film, Art@deonegenti
I just like showcasing Black people in different spaces such as music, film, technology, business, art, etc.
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L'Oreal Thompson Payton
loreal@ltinthecity.comhttps://www.ltinthecity.com/portfolioCulture, Health/Wellness, Lifestyle, Self-help@LTintheCity
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Torri OatsTOats99377@gmail.comhttp://www.noliestoldthen.comTV/Film@TorriOats
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Bianca Betancourt
bianca.betancourt@hearst.com
https://bybiancabee.tumblr.com/Culture, Fashion, Music@bybiancabee
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Chasity Cooperhello@winewithchas.com https://www.winewithchas.com/writingCulture, Food/Wine/Spirits@chasityscooperWine, Spirits and Beer
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Mya Abrahammyb.abraham@gmail.comhttps://myabriabe.com/bylinesCulture, Music, Screenplays, Poetry@museofsorts
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Shelby HydeShelbyyinghyde@gmail.comhttps://lnk.bio/shelbyyingFashion, CopywritingTheshelbyying
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COOPTHECREATOR Coopsmerp@gmail.comhttps://grungecake.com/blackouttuesday/articles/67987
Culture, Fashion, Music, Lifestyle, History, International Affairs, Self-help, Beauty
@worstof_all
I currently write for GRUNGECAKE. It’s a publication that covers mostly music, also, culture, and trending topics.
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Courtney Sprewercourtsprewer@gmail.comhttps://eatdrinkdowear.com/portfolio-2/Travel, Lifestyle, CopywritingEatDrinkDoWear
Food, beverage and agriculture beat
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Kennetta Piperkpiper@thebirthingpoint.comhttp://thebirthingpoint.com/Culture, Business, Lifestyle, Self-help@PiperKennetta
You can find my writing under (Piper Knows It All) on my website
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Kaitlyn McNabkaitmcnab@gmail.comhttps://splendidlykait.com/Culture, Lifestyle, TV/Film, Beauty@kaitmcnab
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Ashleigh Owensash@myhappyjourneigh.comhttps://www.myhappyjourneigh.comHealth/Wellness, Lifestyle@HappyJourneigh
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Nyshell Lawrencehello@nyshelllawrence.comhttps://www.nyshelllawrence.com/Lifestyle, Poetry@nyshelllawrence
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Toree Weaver Toreeweaver@gmail.comhttps://linktr.ee/toreeweaverCulture, Fashion, Lifestyle, TV/Film, Art, Beauty@ToreeWit2Es
A lot of us have felt over looked and voiceless. Black writers have the power to change that.
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Tonii Mackieheytoniimackie@gmail.comhttps://www.heytonii.com/Music, Poetry@toniimackie
I am a storyteller first. The stories I am willing to tell are boundless.
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Michell Clarkhello@michellcclark.comhttp://www.michellcclark.comCulture, Music, Health/Wellness, Business, Lifestyle, Self-help, Art@michellcclark
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Najya Williams najyatheauthor@gmail.comhttps://najyawilliams.comCulture, Politics, Health/Wellness, Self-help, Fiction, Screenplays, Poetry
Thank you for doing this :-)
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Kimeko McCoykimekomccoy@gmail.comhttp://www.kimekomccoy.com/Culture, Music, Lifestyle, Fiction, Copywriting@kimekom
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Andrea E. Hallandrea@anndreeuh.comhttps://www.anndreeuh.comLifestyleanndreeuh__
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KáLyn CoghillKalyncoghill@gmail.comhttps://www.kalyncoghill.com/Health/Wellness, Lifestyle, Self-help, Poetry, Academic ResearchN/A
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Rainier Harrisrainierharris3@gmail.comhttps://rainierharris3.wixsite.com/rainierPolitics, Education@harris_rainier
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Elle Jeffriesinfo@ellejeffries.comhttp://www.ellejeffries.comHealth/Wellness, Self-help, Fiction@ellewrites_
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Alan Henryalanhenry@novawerks.nethttp://novawerks.net/Lifestyle, Science, Home, Self-help@halophoenix
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Quinci LeGardyeqlegardye@gmail.comhttps://quinciwhowrites.comCulture, Politics, Health/Wellness@quinciwho
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Christian Adofockadofo@gmail.comhttps://ckadofo.contently.com/Culture, Music, Art, Academic Research@CAdofo
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Jayla Moodyjayla@joybyjayla.comhttps://www.joybyjayla.com/Health/Wellness, Lifestyle, Self-help, Copywriting@jaylasmoody
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JOSHUA ADAMSJoshuacad22@gmail.comhttps://link.medium.com/gujXqah7w7Culture, Politics, History, Science, TV/Film@journojoshua
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Taylor CrumptonTaylor@taylorcrumpton.comhttps://www.taylorcrumpton.com/Culture, Music, Politics, Investigative Reporting@taylorcrumpton
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Kaila Philokailaaphilo@gmail.comhttps://muckrack.com/kaila-philo/bioPolitics, Academic Research, Investigative Reporting@KailaPhilo
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Julian Rosejulianakilrose@gmail.comhttps://wordsbyakil.blogspot.com/Culture, Music, Politics, Education, Science, Art, Poetry, Academic Research@julianakilrose
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Pam R. Johnson Davisprjohnson.uca@gmail.comhttps://www.amazon.com/dp/B08B84QS71Lifestyle, Poetry@pamunapologetic
Thank you for your consideration! I'm linking my new poetry book as my portfolio. I also have a lifestyle blog at unapologeticallypam.blogspot.com 💜
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Arionne Nettleshello@arionne.comhttp://work.arionne.com/Culture, Music, History@ArionneNettles
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Gloria Alamrewgloria.alamrew@gmail.comhttps://linktr.ee/gloriaalamrewCulture, Music, Health/Wellness, Lifestyle, Home, Fiction@gloriaalamrew
Thank you for doing this!
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Danielle Monique
daniellemoniquewrites@gmail.com
https://wstpch.com/writing/Culture, Health/Wellness, Lifestyle, Self-help, Fiction, Copywriting
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Destiny DarbyHello@DestinyDarby.comhttp://www.livelovedestiny.com
Music, Travel, Health/Wellness, Lifestyle, Home, Self-help, Fiction, Copywriting
_iamyourdestiny
DestinyDarby.com, ChasingMy20s.com
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Rania Boltonraniajbolton@gmail.comhttps://www.fashionista.com/authors/rania-bolton Fashion, Beauty@raniabolton
Other work! www.excusedenied.com
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Sajae ElderSajae.e@gmail.comhttp://sajaeelder.comCulture, Music, Travel, Beauty, Copywriting@JaeFiasco
Podcast writing & production
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Ari Kirvenariellekirven@gmail.comhttps://wildtortoise.substack.comCulture, Fashion, Health/Wellness, Lifestyle, TV/Film, Art, Beautyyungtortoise
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HudaHassanhttps://hudahassan.contently.com/Culture, Music, Politics, Lifestyle, History, Self-help, Academic Research@_hudahassan
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Mika Billinsmbillins07@gmail.comhttps://mikabillins.myportfolio.com/Lifestyle, Copywriting
Blog Website: allthingsmika.com
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Sharine Taylorhttps://shharine.co/contacthttps://shharine.co/portfolioCulture, Music, Travel, TV/Film@shharinePop culture criticism
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Latoya Petersonlatoya.peterson@gmail.comhttp://latoyapeterson.me/Culture, Music, Travel, Business, TV/Film, Art@latoyapetersonTechnology
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Hadiya Roderiquehj.roderique@gmail.comhttp://www.hadiyaroderique.com
Culture, Politics, Business, Fiction, Academic Research, Investigative Reporting
@hadiyaroderiqueI'm Canadian!
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Aley Arionaleyarion@gmail.comhttps://www.yagirlaley.comCulture, Health/Wellness, Lifestyle, Self-help, TV/Film, Copywriting@yagirlaley
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Lindsey Addawoolindseyaddawoo@gmail.comhttps://www.lindseyaddawoo.com/TV/Film, Art, Fiction, Screenplays@lindseyaddawoo
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Cate Young cate@cate-young.comhttps://www.cate-young.comCulture, Music, Lifestyle, TV/Film, Copywriting@battymamzelle
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Ryan Breckenridgerybazaar@gmail.comhttps://www.rybazaar.wordpress.comTV/Film, Screenplays, Copywriting@RyBazaar
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Amari Pollardamaripollard@gmail.comhttps://www.amaridawn.com/Culture, Health/Wellness, Lifestyle, Fiction, Poetry@AmariPollard
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Ebony Anderson-Brown
ebony@hangtimemagazine.com
https://hangtimemagazine.com/Culture, Music, Art@unratedebony
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Janay JonesJanayjones25@gmail.comhttp://janayjones.org/Health/Wellness, Poetry, Copywriting
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Chantel CieraChantel.c.king@gmail.comhttps://lifeofblackdaria.com/Culture, Health/Wellness, Lifestyle, CopywritingChantel_ciera
Content Creator and Lifestyle Blogger
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Quinisha Jackson-Wright
quinishajackson@gmail.comhttps://moneythewrightway.contently.com/Business@KWright0702
My beat also includes personal finance/financial services
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Kemberlie SpiveyKemspivey@yahoo.comhttps://kemberliespivey.contently.com/Culture, TV/Film, Technology@KemberlieLove
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Victoria DanielsLorren.vicky5@gmail.comhttps://victoriadaniels0.wixsite.com/portfolio2020Education, Lifestyle, Self-help, Art, Investigative Reporting@__vickysecrets
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Deandrea Chavisdeechavis97@gmail.com
https://deechavis97.wixsite.com/thecreativewarehouse/blog
Culture, Music_deelasoull
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Jesi Gastonjesig@protonmail.comhttp://jesssi.net/Culture, TV/Film, Fiction, Screenplays, Poetryjejesjesijessi
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Melinda Fakuademelindafakuade@gmail.comhttps://twitter.com/melindafakuadeCulture, Lifestyle, Home, Self-help, TV/Film, Art, Beauty, Copywriting@melindafakuade
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Lincoln Hill
contact.blackandwoman@gmail.com
https://medium.com/@lincoln.hillCulture, Politics, Education, Health/Wellness, Self-help, Academic Research@black_and_woman
Mental health/psychology
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Murjani RawlsMj@mjrawls.comhttps://www.murjanirawls.com/Culture, Music, Politics, TV/Film, Poetry@murjanirawls
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Natelegé Whaleynatelegew718@gmail.comhttp://clippings.me/natelegeCulture, Music, Politics, Health/Wellness, Copywriting@natelege_
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Calvin Walkercalvinwlkr@icloud.comhttp://calvinwalker.pro/Culture, Fashion, Music, Business, Lifestyle, TV/Film, Fiction@mrcalvinwalker
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Driadonna Roland Dria.roland@gmail.comhttps://Driadonna.comCulture, Health/Wellness, TV/Film, Beauty, Copywriting@DreeTV
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Semia Hamlinhamlinhousefilm@gmail.comhttps://fairygoldmuva.comLifestyle, TV/Film, Screenplays, Poetry@fairygoldmuva
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Kelsey Adamskelseyxadams@gmail.comhttps://kelseyxadams.contently.com/Culture, Music, Lifestyle, TV/Film, Art, Copywriting, Food/Wine/Spirits@kelseyxadams
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Nicole McGlosternamcgloster@gmail.comhttps://nikimcgloster.contently.com/Culture, Music, Lifestyle, TV/Film, Copywriting@nikimcgloster
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Iesha DaboyaIesha.daboya94@gmail.comhttps://medium.com/@Iesha.DaboyaTV/Film, Screenplays@screenswriteher
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Sydney Noelsydneynoels@gmail.comhttps://app.sigle.io/sydneynoels.id.blockstackCulture, Music, TV/Film, Beauty, Fiction, Poetry@sydneynoels
I recently launched my blog, but I aim to post content weekly.
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Ken Williamsnycurbaneditor@gmail.comhttps://www.denofgeek.com/us/authors/kendall-williams Culture, Education, Lifestyle, TV/Film, Fiction, Copywriting@HarlemWriterN/A
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Giulia Heyward heywardgiulia@gmail.comhttps://www.giuliaheyward.comCulture, Politics, Investigative Reporting@giulia_heyward
Thanks so much for doing this!
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Andre J. Ellingtonellingtonandre7@gmail.comhttps://www.writewithandre.com/Music, Health/Wellness, Business, Lifestyle, Self-help, Copywriting@writewithandre
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Kiana Murdenkianamurden@gmail.comhttps://www.kianamurden.com/Culture, Fashion, Business, Lifestyle, Beauty, Copywriting@maashont
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Julia Bluesinfo@juliablues.comhttps://juliablues.com
Health/Wellness, Lifestyle, Self-help, TV/Film, Fiction, Screenplays, Poetry, Copywriting
@Blues_JuliaThanks!
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Michael Stoversto@stothelastpublicist.comhttps://bigsto.wixsite.com/promo/resumeMusic, Copywriting@bigstoArtist Development
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Natelegé Whaleynatelegew718@gmail.comhttp://clippings.me/natelegeCulture, Music, Politics, Health/Wellness, Copywriting@natelege_
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Scarlett Newman
scarlettLAnewman@gmail.com
https://scarlettlanewman.contently.com/?public_only=true
Culture, Fashion@pculiarscarlett
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Gabrielle Mbekimbekig@gmail.comhttps://msha.ke/gabbymbekiCulture, Lifestyle, Fiction, Poetrygabbymbeki
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Dossé-Viadossevia@gmail.comhttps://magicandmelanin.com
Culture, Fashion, Music, Travel, Lifestyle, Self-help, TV/Film, Beauty, Poetry, Copywriting, Technology
@dossevia @magicandmelanin @scorpiomystique @knowthezodiac
Thank you ✨
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Danielle WilliamsDaniellepwill@gmail.comhttp://www.daniellepwilliams.comPoetry@dpwpoetry
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L’Oréal Adams Lorealluchi@gmail.comhttp://www.lorealluchi.comCulture, Music, TV/FilmLorealluchi
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brianne patricebrianne@blkgirlcreative.comhttp://briannepatrice.comHealth/Wellness, Self-help, Poetry@briannepatrice_
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Rome Millerromemiller16@gmail.com
https://www.youtube.com/user/RaiseTheStakesTV/videos
TV/Film, Fiction, Screenplays, Poetry, Academic Research@roxatherwindow
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A. Harmonyinfo@aharmonymusic.comhttp://justharmz.com/Culture, Music@AHarmonyMusic
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Maya Boddiemaya.jae@gmail.comhttps://www.mayajboddie.org/Culture, Politics, Investigative Reporting@mjboddie
I typically focus on social issue, economic justice, and all things Black activism related
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F. (Fallon) Renee Hamilton
authoresqf@gmail.comhttp://www.freneehamilton.comCulture, Lifestyle, Fiction, Poetry@notoriousfal
Writing workshop facilitator
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Diarra English
diarrasenglishtheblog@gmail.com
https://www.clippings.me/diarraenglishLifestyle, Beauty, Academic Research, Copywriting
I’m a versatile writer with a vibrant voice.
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Jourdan AshJrdnash1@gmail.comhttps://muckrack.com/jourdan-ash
Culture, Fashion, Music, Health/Wellness, Lifestyle, Beauty, Fiction, Copywriting, Food/Wine/Spirits
@lifewithjrdn
LifewithJRDN.com for my personal blog