Most people are probably shocked to learn that Twitter is only 6 years old today. The social media platform that has invaded so many areas of our lives cannot possibly be that young.

But, then again, most African Americans have no idea (or don’t care) of the identity of the person who founded Twitter, Jack Dorsey who’s seen here with President Obama during the first ever “Twitter Townhall Meeting @ the White House.”

In any event, In honor of Twitter s 6th birthday, we wanted to list the top 10 blacks with the most followers. Some on the list are surprising as well as who is not:

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