Please join us in celebrating flyness for 7 years and counting! 

On MAY 21ST, join us for our annual intergenerational celebration of Black Girls and Black Women through music, poetry, and a show like no other! 

FUN FACT: You don’t have to be a Black Girl to attend! All allies are welcome! All are invited to join us as we support and shine a light on BLACK GIRL MAGIC.  

Conceived & Hosted by Mahogany L. Browne


AMANDA SEALES (Comedian, Actress & Creative Visionary)

OLAYEMI OLURIN (Lawyer, Political Commentator & Writer)

TOI DERRICOTTE (Award-winning Poet, Cave Canem Co-Founder)

HOPE BOYKIN (Dancer, Choreographer, “Bessie Award” Winner)

Check out the Black Girl Magic Ball Official Instagram

Can’t attend? MAKE A DONATION to play a pivotal role in championing youth voices!

All proceeds will support the work of Urban Word, which serves over 25,000 teens annually in NYC and through the National Youth Poet Laureate Program, providing platforms for critical literacy, youth development and leadership, and college prep and performance opportunities. 

Past honorees have included Sonia Sanchez, Aja Monet, Yandy Smith-Harris, Toshi Reagon, Nicole Sealey, Dr. Bobbi Peterson, Cheryl Boyce-Taylor, Jamila Woods, and more. While Black Girl Magic celebrates the Black women in our various communities, the guests lists is filled with tastemakers as well as celebrities such as Padma Lashiki (BRAVO Top Chef), Indya Moore (FX Pose), Danielle Young (Digital Creator/ Host), Tiffany D. Jackson (NY Times Bestselling Author), Tracy Garraud (Sway in the Morning Co-Host), Martina McFly (DJ/ Nike model), Madison McFerrin (You + I EP), and more.


The BLACK GIRL MAGIC FELLOWSHIP Program is a series for NYC/NJ-based girls and non-binary youth ages 13-19 centered on their development as writers, building their self-esteem, and addressing issues that matter most to them. Curated by Mahogany L. Browne.