These aren’t necessarily the Twitter accounts that have the most followers, nor are they necessarily the people who alone define black culture in the United States. And, no, they are not necessarily representative of the incredibly popular and often times hilarious Black Twitter subculture. But they do represent some of the most interesting content creators, leaders, celebrities, politicians, sports stars, marketers and technology geeks in black America.
Being “dark-skinned” in America is an issue that stems from the days of slavery. It was the traditions of slavery and the plantation society that placed lighter skinned slaves at the top of the ladder, in the “house” with their slave-owners, while the darker skinned slaves were placed at the bottom of the ladder, doing […]