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The Year's Best Blackness on Twitter

Blackness Leaders - The Shorty Awards - The best producers of real-time, short form content on Twitter(You can still submit a vote for fun, but the actual contest is over)

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1st

Patrice Callender

Patrice Callender

Digital Content Creator, Cultural Curator, Social Media Enthusiast, Endurance Artist, Raconteur, Bon Vivant
Jerlyn Thomas
Jerlyn Thomas I recommend @patricec in the Shorty Award category #blackness
Anne
Anne I vote for @patricec for a Shorty Award in #blackness because she makes my Thursdays AWESOME !
Dennis Escobar
Dennis Escobar I vote for @patricec for a Shorty Award in #blackness because she's blacker than black and she's black ya'll
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78 votes in blackness

2nd

Elon James White

Elon James White

I Spits game like my name is Hasbro! #FallBackSon #YesIDidHashtagMyBio #TisHowIdo #YesIdidUseTheWordTis...
Joan Fahlgren
Joan Fahlgren I nominate @ElonJames for a Shorty Award in #blackness because..his tweeps are the best & he makes cool videos
Meo
Meo I nominate @elonjames for a Shorty Award in #blackness because voting is cool.
Charlene Turner
Charlene Turner I nominate @elonjames for a Shorty Award in #blackness because. "Michael Steele makes my common sense hurt!" #word
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24 votes in blackness
2 votes in humor
1 vote in blck

3rd

Vinnie

Vinnie

Nigga Please!
Frank Dicklefitz
Frank Dicklefitz I vote for @blackvinnie for a Shorty Award in #blackness because he is blacker than black yall
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11 votes in blackness
1 vote in 25tolife

4th

iluvblackwomen

iluvblackwomen

Encourage, Enlighten and Empower
John
John RT @BrentLeary: I nominate @iluvblackwomen for a Shorty Award in #blackness because he has a real passion 4 the culture
Brent Leary
Brent Leary I nominate @iluvblackwomen for a Shorty Award in #blackness because he has a real passion for the people & culture
Samiah Ahmad
Samiah Ahmad I nominate @iluvblackwomen for a Shorty Award in #blackness because...
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8 votes in blackness
127 votes in culturalinstitution
10 votes in blck
7 votes in blacknews
1 vote in journalist

5th

THE_REAL_SHAQ

THE_REAL_SHAQ

VERY QUOTATIOUS, I PERFORM RANDOM ACTS OF SHAQNESS
KEVIN CATLETT
KEVIN CATLETT I nominate @THE_REAL_SHAQ for a Shorty Award in #blackness because... HE HAS A GOOD SENSE OF HUMOR
Nancy Cox
Nancy Cox I nominate @THE_REAL_SHAQ for a Shorty Award in #blackness because he always had something important to say.
Jeffrey Lin
Jeffrey Lin I nominate @THE_REAL_SHAQ for a Shorty Award in #blackness because it's obvious
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4 votes in blackness
1 vote in gettingpeoplesbacks
1 vote in sports
1 vote in celebrity
1 vote in cavs

5th
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Aaron Schmidt
John
John I nominate @Aarons7 for a Shorty Award in #blackness because he whiteness bro I know LOL
Ponglert Seepolmuang
Ponglert Seepolmuang I nominate @Aarons7 for a Shorty Award in #blackness because...he is cooler than a polar bears toe nails!!!
George Trantas
George Trantas I nominate @aarons7 for a Shorty Award in #blackness because...Him a Dr. Dre are home boys
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4 votes in blackness
1 vote in government
1 vote in awesome
1 vote in health

6th

Hunter Burgan

Hunter Burgan

Bassist for AFI. Vegan Ambassador for Macbeth Footwear. Coffee drinker. Non sequitarian.
smnb
smnb I vote for @TranquilMammoth for a Shorty Award in #blackness because why just just coons get the blackness awards
Becca Badass
Becca Badass I nominate @tranquilmammoth for a Shorty Award in #blackness just because.
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2 votes in blackness
18 votes in vegan
15 votes in celebrity
8 votes in music
5 votes in humor

7th

Juanita Cash-Hawkins

Juanita Cash-Hawkins

Enemy of the status quo: I like to tell you things some sisters don't.
Dee Bell
Dee Bell RT @inetespionage: RT @sistertoldja: I nominate @sistertoldja for a Shorty Award in #blackness because...it is not okay to let Shaq win ...
Erika Nicole Kendall
Erika Nicole Kendall RT @sistertoldja: I nominate @sistertoldja for a Shorty Award in #blackness because...it is not okay to let Shaq win this.
Juanita Cash-Hawkins
Juanita Cash-Hawkins I nominate @sistertoldja for a Shorty Award in #blackness because...it is not okay to let Shaq win this.
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3 votes in blackness
2 votes in innovation
2 votes in blogger
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in humor

8th

D.A.N.

D.A.N.

6''1 lightskinned cool ass dude i drink and smoke on the reg sex on the reg
D.A.N.
D.A.N. RT @kammiekam: I nominate @umadimstylinonu for a Shorty Award in #blackness because...this light skinned guy bulling the rev lol why? h ...
Kam Beard
Kam Beard I nominate @umadimstylinonu for a Shorty Award in #blackness because...this light skinned guy bulling the rev lol why?
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2 votes in blackness
1 vote in egocentric

9th

womanistmusings

womanistmusings

Pop cultue and social justice are my main interests. Once and awhile the occasional tweet on the nuttiness of my kids
queerunity
queerunity I nominate @womanistmusings for a Shorty Award in #blackness because she is a fine womanist who tweets on #WOC
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1 vote in blackness
1 vote in cultural

9th
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harrislacewell

harrislacewell

Princeton Prof, MSNBC regular, contributor to The Nation.
Elon James White
Elon James White I nominate @harrislacewell for a Shorty Award in #blackness because...although she's #Lighskinneded she's all about the #Blackness... ;-)
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1 vote in blackness
4 votes in politics
1 vote in education

9th
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Brian J. Wilder

Brian J. Wilder

Blogger, Enigma, DIGITALIEN, Rule Breaker, A Walking, Talking Cliche...
Osama Ben Marvin
Osama Ben Marvin I nominate @GQbound for a Shorty Award in #blackness because... he pays some black dude to show up to tweetups as him.
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1 vote in blackness
1 vote in whiteboywednesday
1 vote in egocentric

9th
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danielsaudadel
Farayi Wiley
Farayi Wiley I nominate @DanielSaudadeL for a Shorty Award in #blackness because he is black like me...
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1 vote in blackness

9th
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elonhames
Emily Epstein
Emily Epstein I nominate @elonhames for a Shorty Award in #blackness because...blackness is why this caged bird sings.
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1 vote in blackness

9th
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one800 wiggers

one800 wiggers

East Coast yall know what's up. Trying to hit up some shorties within my 140s.
one800 wiggers
one800 wiggers I nominate myself @one800wiggers for a Shorty Award in #blackness because peep the way I talk playa. RETWEET THIS MY NUKKAs!!!!1111!
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1 vote in blackness
1 vote in egocentric

9th
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Brent Leary

Brent Leary

a guy trying to make sense of it all
John
John I nominate @brentleary for a Shorty Award in #blackness because he thinks he is a comedian, LOL
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1 vote in blackness
2 votes in smallbusiness

9th
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Ernest Stewart
Richard Luciano
Richard Luciano I nominate @TrueWindigo for a Shorty Award in #blackness because the blackest thing u can do is marry a white girl. http://shortyaward...
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1 vote in blackness

9th
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KeithFromUpDaBlock

KeithFromUpDaBlock

A short man, with TALL goals.
Dirty Diamond
Dirty Diamond I nominate @FromUpDaBlock for a Shorty Award in #blackness because he does parody songs like me ... ... but he's black.
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1 vote in blackness
1 vote in humor

9th
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Long Hair Don't Care

Long Hair Don't Care

I write and live and love and stress and calm and cool and neurotic and frustrating and tweet too much. You love it.
Cynthia Boaz
Cynthia Boaz I nominate @basseyworld for a Shorty in #blackness bc although I'm not black, I'm pretty sure she's a cultural icon.
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1 vote in blackness

9th
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Jonathan Pitts-Wiley

Jonathan Pitts-Wiley

The Artist Formally Known As @TheRoot247
samira najlaa
samira najlaa I nominate @pittswiley for a Shorty Award in #blackness because he co-hosted a very short(really short) lived show twib
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1 vote in blackness