You’ve heard about the A List. We have something even better: The B List! Like our Brilliance in Blogging Awards, our B List — the official name is The BritMums List — celebrates noteworthy Influencers.
With the B List, we name, highlight and celebrate an increasing number of Influencers with a diverse group of skills and talents. There are more bloggers and social media influencers every day — the B List provides curated lists featuring the best emerging and established talent.
This edition of the B List focuses on Black family lifestyle influencers.
Uju Asika is a TV screenwriter and founder of a multiple award-nominated family, lifestyle and travel blog aimed at parents with young kids in London and beyond. She is mother to two children and her blog focuses on activities and experiences for city kids and parents. She loves creative expression and is articulate about her beliefs on empowerment and equality. Her first book, Bringing Up Race: How to Raise a Kind Child in a Prejudiced World, will be published in September 2020. It’s about how racism impacts children and how you can raise kids who are more inclusive.
Tinuke is an award-nominated blogger of 10 years, a writer and an influencer. She is a Londoner living in a small Hertfordshire village with her family. A mother of two daughters, she believes in empowerment, inclusivity, and equality. She is vocal about her opinions and discusses a wide range of subjects. She’s the author of Circus Mum and also recently TinukeBernard.com, which hosts the UK Black Influencer Directory. (Watch our Zoom with Tinuke talking about the Directory and her experience as a Black influencer in the UK.)
Jess is an award winning blogger, writer, body confidence activist and motivational speaker. Mum of three, she preaches self love, confidence and empowerment, and is very open about her own journey of self love and her battle with mental health. She tells her story with humour and won the BritMums BiB award in 2019 for Funniest Insta Mum.
Youtube: The Fat Funny One
Maria is a Trinidad-born Surrey-based expat blogger and aspiring children’s book writer. She writes about expat parenting, mixed heritage family life, food, beauty and more.
Sareta Fontaine is an award-winning blogger content creator and social media maven. Mum to three kids, Sareta started her blogging career in 2016 by creating Kiki Blah-Blah, a lifestyle blog. In 2018 Sareta begin blogging under her own name.
Ola is an influencer and content creator who is great on TikTok and Instagram. She was so great on TikTok she joined their team, and is now a TikTok Brands Partnerships Manager, looking after beauty and tech partnerships.
Melinda Fargo is a freelance writer, blogger and former newspaper columnist for the UK’s largest regional newspaper. She was also the former Editor-in-chief of online magazine ‘Post-40 Bloggers’ before GoDaddy accidentally deleted the site and 7 years of work by over 500 subscribers. An enthusiastic photographer, Melinda is also the passionate founder of the bespoke cushion making brand, ‘The Cushion Maven.’
Blog: What Mel Did