6th Annual Black Girl Magic Ball

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.

Curated by Mahogany L. Browne (Author, Writer, Urban Word Artistic Director, and Lincoln Center Poet-In-Residence)


  • Dr. 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, and the youngest editor-in-chief of any Condé Nast magazine. )
  • Sonya Renee Taylor (New York Times best-selling author, poet, spoken word artist, humanitarian and social justice 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)
  • Elisa Del Valle (Director of Social Justice & Inclusion at The Ethel Walker All-Girls School)

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!