Black Vegan YouTubers Who Lead With Ambition

With new vegan YouTube channels popping up every day, it never hurts to add more content creators to your subscription list. There are so many different ways to promote animal rights, from vegan fitness to cruelty-free beauty. These Black vegan YouTubers prove that being vegan is the best way to protect animals while achieving the best versions of ourselves.


SweetPotatoSoul is just as sweet as her name suggests. She’s a bright, energetic mom-on-the-go with dozens of vegan recipes and life hacks that will make your day-to-day regimen simple. Her vegan soul food series features a classic buttermilk waffles recipe, so you can indulge in your favorite breakfast treat without supporting the dairy industry. Cows have strong emotional bonds with their calves, who are torn away from them on dairy farms, so follow SweetPotatoSoul for some great vegan options.

Toni Mitchell

If you’re working on a glow-up and you need some healthy vegan recipes and a killer workout regimen, Toni Mitchell has the perfect channel for you. Her 25-minute HIIT workout will leave you sweaty and hungry for one of her delicious, easy vegan meals. She also has plenty of tips and tricks for staying vegan on a busy schedule as well as meal prep ideas so that your meals are never boring!

Rachel Ama

If your vegan plate is looking a bit drab lately, Rachel Ama is here to help. Her channel is packed to the brim with colorful, exciting meals that are fun to prepare and even more fun to eat! Her epic vegan mac and cheese recipe is loaded with a savory sauce and vegan bacon bits—a delectable dish that protects pigs and cows from the cruel industries that harm these kind, empathetic animals every day.


If you’re ready to bulk up, SoTrueQ has you covered with vegan bodybuilding information that will help you achieve your fitness goals. His vegan high protein eating and workout videos illustrate how being vegan is the best way to maintain long-term results.

The Urban Black Vegan

The Urban Black Vegan is entertaining, to say the least. His videos are full of passionate rants about vegan ethics, food, and health that are amusing and informative. His channel is a necessary addition to your subscription list if you’re in need of some inspiration.


Youngmedusa wears many hats. Her channel features spiritual reflections, discussions about being part of the LGBTQ+ community and Black, fun tags and challenges, and animal-friendly beauty tips—all with a vegan perspective.

Timi Komo

Timi Komo’s channel is the perfect introduction to a more ethical, sustainable lifestyle. She’ll help you find stylish vegan clothing items, cruelty-free makeup and skin-care products, minimal waste staples, and much more. Her sustainable closet videos prove that being stylish should never come at the expense of animals.

Koya Webb

Koya Webb will transform your vegan perspective with insightful self-help videos that include meditation guides, interviews with vegan experts, and much more. Her videos will make a wonderful addition to your daily self-care and relaxation routine.

Ashley Nao Wellness

Ashley Nao is a self-love guru set on helping people manifest their best lives through cruelty-free compassion. Whether she’s traveling, doing yoga, or practicing self-care, she brings her viewers along for the ride—all while advocating for the well-being of animals.

So Freakin’ Vegan

When it comes to vegan comedy, nobody has a better track record than So Freakin’ Vegan. Her hilarious videos feature parodies of popular songs with a zany vegan twist. Her spin on classics like Billie Eilish’s “Bad Guy” and 21 Savage’s “A Lot” will have you in tears in a good way. Her videos also serve as a reminder that loving animals means not eating them, wearing them, or exploiting them in any other way.

Vegan Cooking With Courtney

If you want to impress your dinner guests with mouthwatering vegan meals, Vegan Cooking With Courtney is the channel to follow. Chickens are intelligent and don’t belong on anyone’s plate, which is why Courtney’s “chicken” and waffles recipe is the ultimate compassionate comfort food.

Make sure you have an appetite, because his delectable recipes will have you licking your plate clean!

Vegan, What?

If you wish you had a vegan buddy to share your meal time with, look no further than Vegan, What? Aside from providing vegan recipes and books, she hosts tons of vegan eating shows or “mukbangs,” in which she sits down and casually chats with her viewers over a vegan meal.


These are just a few of the Black vegan YouTubers making a difference for animals. Check out some other inspiring Black vegans, and tag @peta on Twitter to share how you’ve been inspired to go vegan.

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