There is never a dull moment on Black Twitter. Whether folks are going in on celebrities’ shenanigans, criticizing the latest installment of cultural appropriation in fashion or just being all-around awesome with tweets that will make you laugh so hard you spit out that tea you’ve been sipping – Black Twitter is always lit.
Twitter chats bring all of that and more with intriguing online conversations covering a number of different topics.
Catch up with these Twitter chats throughout your week.
For the avid readers…
Ninja’s Be Reading Book Club is the perfect virtual gathering for both fiction and nonfiction fans who love books from authors of color. If the name of the club hasn’t already sold you, check out the list of books they’ve been reading here.
Time: Predetermined Tuesdays at 9 p.m. EST
If you’re looking for a few good books to add to your reading list #Blacklitchat connects readers with contemporary black authors. Chat hosts invite authors to talk about their new books and their writing process.
Time: Predetermined Sundays at 9 p.m. EST
For the third culture kids and expats…
Calling all third culture kids (people who were raised in a culture outside of their parents’ culture). TCKs all over the world get together to chat about themes relevant to their experience including cultural identity and global citizenship.
Time: The first and third Wednesday of every month at 15:00 GMT and 3:00 +1 GMT
For the Blerds…
#BlackComicsChat will update you with the latest on everything in the Black comics world. The chat promotes diversity in comics. Chat hosts invite comic writers, editors and influencers to discuss current and upcoming comic books and graphic novels.
Time: Every other Friday at 8pm EST
Black nerds unite weekly for the #BlerdChat. This chats discusses everything from cosplay to Afrofuturism to double consciousness in the blerd community. Blerds have the opportunity to share their experiences as Black nerds and how they impact their lives.
Time: Every Thursday 8 p.m. EST
For the creative types…
Need some advice and inspiration for your blog? The Brown Girls Bloggers chat has you covered. The chat is a support system for women of color who like to blog. Discussion topics include writing inspiration, how to monetize your blog and blogging tips.
Time: The chat has been on pause since late May, but will reboot July 7th. Join every first and third Tuesday of the month at 8:30 p.m. EST
For Black artists of all kinds, #Blkcreatives chat will help you own your creativity, conquer fears that hold you back, find a steady work/life balance and more. The chat offers resources to empower creators to do their best work.
Time: Every second Wednesday of the month, 9 p.m. EST
These Twitter chats are sure to spice up your usual timeline scrolling with intriguing information, opportunities, resources and not to mention an increase in your Twitter following with like-minded individuals.
Know of any other good chats for Black folks? Shout them out in the comments section.
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