#BossLadyStatus: Black Women You Should Be Following On Instagram!

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#ProtectBlackwomen and #UpliftBlackWomen in that order! From boss babes to cultural aunties-, here's a few BOSS ASS black women you should be following on Instagram!


Karen Civil is a social media and digital media strategist doing it #Fortheculture. She’s everyone’s favorite cool girl and consistently serving luxury, inspiration, and black girl magic. She has elevated artists like J.Cole, Lil’ Wayne, and uses her voice to highlight the importance of community. Do yourself a favor and tap in!


A community platform and podcast, Therapy For Black Girls is a safe space for women of color curated by Dr. Joy Harden Bradford. Therapy For Black Girls is the pocket therapist every black girl needs. Whether you’re feeling a little “crispy” around the edges, questioning your queer identity, struggling with body image and eating disorders, or just in need of some good old fashion girl talk, Therapy For Black Girls has a cure for you.


Founded by Blogger Necole Kane (previously known as Necole Bitchie), @XoNecole is a one stop shop for black women. From candid interviews with the sexiest celebrities, VIP memberships to exclusive interviews and content, career advice, and all things love and romance. XoNecole is the ultimate vibe. So hit that follow button and join the #XoTribe!


The Goddess of all Goddesses. The epitome of black excellence. An inspiration for all people but especially for the little black girl with big dreams. Mrs. Viola Davis blesses the timeline with funny memes, gentle reminders that #BlackLivesMatter, all while using her platform to empower women to charge what they're worth! Aunty Vee is charm, beauty, audacity, and brilliance wrapped up in a melanated gift from the universe. Catch yo blessing and follow sis!  


The millennial money expert. @MyFabFinance is curated by Tonya Rapley who is passionate about getting them coins together! Money can feel intimidating to those of who did not have access to financial literacy opportunities as children. @MyFabFinance takes the shame and mystery out of #MoneyManagement. Hit that follow button and start learning how to earn passive income, elevate your money mindset, and step into your financial power!


This Afro-French artist is dedicated to maximizing representation in art. Her illustrations highlight the candid and sacred moments of black womanhood. Start decorating your life and home with her prints, stationary, and clothing because #SupportBlackArtist chile!


Dr. Spirit is a license psychologist and host of OWN’s #LoveGoals. She uses her platform to connect with the community while offering gentle moments of clarity and healing. Follow Dr. Spirit and tap into her weekly live Q&A sessions to learn how to manage stress, relationships, and trauma.


Stacey Flowers is a motivational speaker, Author, and die-hard Beyoncé fan! During her TedTalk  ”5 People You Need To Be Happy” she discusses the importance of mentorship, friendship, and community while pursuing success. Stacey Flowers is your online strong friend who uses her light to encourage women to follow their ”unrealistic” dreams.


Dr. Thema is a psychologist sharing helpful content that encourages black bodies to thrive in the wake of trauma. She's been featured on popular networks such as OWN, BET, VH1 and many more. The Homecoming Podcast with Dr. Thema aims to guide you as you journey back home to your true and whole self. In light of the recent news surrounding #BLM and #BreonnaTaylor tap into Episode 61: Coping With Exhaustion From Racism.

There you have it. It's time to activate your power and support black women. The health of your future depends on how well we empower black women and amplify their stories. ✊🏾👑


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