Please join us in celebrating flyness for 6 years and counting! 

On March 21st @ 7 pm, join us for our annual intergenerational celebration of Black Girls and Black Women through music, poetry, and a show like no other! All allies are welcome!

Join us for our annual intergenerational celebration of Black Girls & Women through music poetry, and a show like no other! This event is in support of Urban Word programming for youth.

Performances by Be Steadwell, and Music by DJ Adair.


Attire: Yes, attire! It’s a ball! Here is a reason to get all glammed up. Cocktail wear, prom-wear, however you define regal or magic. For inspiration, check out the Black Girl Magic Ball Official Instagram!


FUN FACT: You don’t have to be a Black Girl to attend! All allies are welcome!

Conceived & Hosted by Mahogany L. Browne


Ilyasah Shabazz (Author, activist, speaker, daughter of Malcolm X & Betty Shabazz)

Lindsay Peoples Wagner (Editor-in-Chief of New York magazine’s The Cut, former editor-in-chief of Teen Vogue)

Sonya Renee Taylor (New York Times best-selling author, poet, activist, and founder of The Body is Not An Apology movement)

Tommi A. Vincent (Chef, life-coach, NFL wife, COO of Tommi Country, host of the Stay A While Show)

Ally Award: Elisa Del Valle (Director of Social Justice & Inclusion at The Ethel Walker All-Girls School)

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 joy of this event is not only in the gathering of women from all walks of life, but also the surprise honorees. Toshi Reagon offered “This is such a special event, because you are invited as a guest and you never know that you are being honored for your contributions – you just go to support Mahogany L. Browne!”

All are invited to join us as we support and shine a light on Black Girl Magic!


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.