60+ Michigan-based Black Influencers to Follow

June 16, 2020

From fashion bloggers and globetrotters to wellness advocates and more, check out these Michigan-based black influencers making waves on Instagram and beyond

By Chelsie Dzbanski

There are lots of ways Metro Detroiters can stand in solidarity with the movement to fight racism and inequality. One way in particular is to follow and support local black influencers. Check out a few of our favorites.

Kherington McFarland

@currentlykheringtonMichigan blogger Kherington McFarland

Kori Fields

@colourbynumbrDetroit blogger Kori Fields

Chiara Johansson

@chiara.johanssonDetroit influencers

 Leah Vernon

@lvernon2000Detroit influencer  Leah Vernon

Charlie G

@iamcharliegDetroit influencer Charlie G

Arielle Bryant

Detroit bloggers

Lillian Elliot

@lillian_eeDetroit influencers

Clifton Dudley


Detroit influencers Photography by Norbert D Photography

Destiny Cook

@destiny_cookMichigan influencers

Paris O’Dell

@parisjeneParis O’Dell

Diamond Davis

@yourcoilynessDetroit bloggers

Valyncia Page

@valynciapageValyncia Page

Amber Lewis

@socialinthecityDetroit influencer Amber Lewis

Alexa Settles

@xoalexaamberDetroit influencer Alexa Settles

Nadia Lynch


Evann Webb


Photography by @supercyrusb_

Ikea Smith


Miaisha Peoples Miller


Rick Williams


Jessica Nabongo


Faith Riggs


Dinah Nasari


Olivia Pearson




Lauren Williams


Brea Spencer


Aaron Hayes


Melissa Butler

Adria Moses


Carolyn Manasseh


Ariana Pierce


Mesha Thomas


Kelli Coleman


Gabrielle Lawrence


Malachi Lane


Kristin Robertson


Brianna Nicole


Photography by Jamie Lynn Cheeks Photography

Erin Joris


Jamie Sherrod


Melissa Brooks


Mariah Moorer


Dezi Santiago


Larrissa Carlton


Meagan Ward


Jennifer Hamra


Shawana Spearman


Yasmine Sidi Shitta

Bria Larine


Jasmine Sumlin


Malicia Cottingham


Michael Anthony


Lauren Gillon


Iesha Mitchell

@ieshamitchellprPhotography by Alaina Faith White

Monique Pour


Camelle Watson


Bee Brown


Kaelin Anne


Photography by Malaika Hilson

Alayna Shavaughn


Jewell Bell


Tammy Wikina


Micalyn Lucas


Lauren Wilson


Telly Mallory


Arielle Martin


Jess Noel


Tymea Williams


Shardae Jefferson


Terrell Wade


Trice Clark


Kwaku Osei-Bonsu


Rashad Hosea


Janaé Mason


Allante “Uncle Tae” Steele


Ty Davis


Leah Hill


Photography by Xavier Cuevas

Gloria Ann


DeVaughn Ballinger


Lana Ladonna


Desmond Dunn


Lauren McGrier


AaLona Robinson


Photography by Bre'ann White

Damarqio Williams


Jordan Blackwell


Latrice Delgadomacon


Khalil Newell


Ken Walker

Kendall Hall


Dee Cole


Harlem Williams


Crystal Woods


Dominique Tol


Delo Brown


Photography by @theemacula

Christina Debose


Shawn Mangenje


Photography by Anthony Rassam

Que Morgan


Amber Ferguson

Nelson T. Sanders Jr.


Jai Fears


Do you know a Michigan-based influencer that should be included in this list? Email info@seenthemagazine.com to have them added!

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1 Comment

  • Elaine R Smith
    June 19, 2020 at 8:09 PM

    RaeShawn Bumphers, owner of The Pink Poodle Dress Lounge should be included as a Detroit, Michigan based influencer. Yaasss!

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