Welcome to BLACK GIRLS ROCK! TV, a streaming platform featuring cross-generational and multicultural content to entertain, empower, and elevate women of color.VIEW
BGR!Fest™ is a multi-day immersive music and culture experience that celebrates, empowers, and elevates women and girls of color. Inspired by the popular BLACK GIRLS ROCK! ™ Awards, BGR! FEST™ brings renowned women musicians, thought-leaders, and creative innovators to the DMV during International Women’s Day Weekend.VIEW
The annual BLACK GIRLS ROCK!® Award show celebrates the nexus of achievements of Black women and girls.VIEW
THE BLACK GIRLS ROCK!
15-YEAR ANNIVERSARY FUNDRAISING GALA
The BLACK GIRLS ROCK!® 15-Year Anniversary Fundraising Gala is streaming on the newly launched BGR!TV Network on June 18.
The virtual gala, powered by Microsoft, will be an illustrious celebration of Black Girl Magic featuring phenomenal musical performances by the iconic Queen of Funk Chaka Khan, and GRAMMY® nominated virtuosos Alice Smith and Mamouna Youssef aka MuMu Fresh; DC’s all-female Go-Go Band Bela Dona, celebrity DJ Aktive, acclaimed actor Wood Harris, and an exclusive collaboration with Chaka Khan and Def Leppard lead guitarist Phil Collen. The event will be hosted by esteemed actress Tatyana Ali and hip-hop icon MC Lyte.GET TICKETS
BGR! BOOK CLUB
The BGR! Book Club is a new initiative with BLACK GIRLS ROCK!® and Microsoft designed to promote community, empowerment, literacy and leadership.
Each month the book club will select an inspirational thought-provoking text for our audience to read and discuss. The author will join us for a live interview conducted by a BLACK GIRLS ROCK!® alumna and powered by Microsoft Teams. Microsoft Store will host each book club event which will be followed by a virtual creative writing workshop led by specialists and inspired by the book’s core themes and motifs.VIEW
BLACK GIRLS LEAD
The annual BLACK GIRLS LEAD Conference is a leadership intensive for girls ages 13-18, designed to inspire and embolden emerging young leaders. BGL attracts world-class dynamos as guest speakers.
The 2020 BLACK GIRLS LEAD conference was hosted virtually and included speakers such as Michelle Obama, Vice President Kamala Harris, MC Lyte, Missy Elliott, Mara Brock-Akil, Elaine Welteroth, Amanda Seales, Tatyana Ali and more. Learn More About the BLACK GIRLS LEAD Conference Here!VIEW
ABOUT BLACK GIRLS ROCK!
BLACK GIRLS ROCK!® (BGR) is a global women’s empowerment movement and multifaceted media, entertainment, philanthropic and lifestyle brand, dedicated to inspiring, and celebrating women and girls of color. The annual BLACK GIRLS ROCK® Awards is the biggest celebration of the nexus of achievements of exemplary women of color who break boundaries, blaze trails, and set trends across sectors.
BLACK GIRLS ROCK! Inc., the 501(c)(3) nonprofit entity of the brand, is devoted to the healthy positive identity development of young women and girls by providing programs that support critical thinking, leadership development, sisterhood, innovation, civic engagement and career exposure.
Beverly Bond is an author, DJ, artist, cultural curator, television producer, philanthropist, and thought leader who has blazed trails in music, entertainment and social entrepreneurship.
In 2006, Bond founded BLACK GIRLS ROCK!® to showcase empowering images of women of color. She partnered with BET in 2010 to bring the BLACK GIRLS ROCK!® Awards to television which garnered over 2.7 million on its television debut.
In 2018, Bond released her first book, BLACK GIRLS ROCK!® : Owning Our Magic, Rocking OurTruth, published by Simon & Schuster. She interviewed and featured over 40 powerhouse women, including Michelle Obama, Susan Taylor, Rihanna, Solange, Angela Davis, Mary J. Blige, Yara Shahidi and many more. Bond’s passion and commitment to music, art and culture have solidified her as one of the world’s premier celebrity DJs. She’s brought her versatile talents to the most highly exclusive events and to a myriad of celebrity clients including Prince, Alicia Keys, Michael Jordan, Erykah Badu, Sean “Diddy” Combs, Derrick Jeter, Jerry Seinfeld, Jay Z, Martha Stewart, President Barack Obama, Vice President Kamala Harris, President Joe Biden, and more.
Beverly Bond has earned a number of prestigious recognitions including EBONY Magazine’s Power 100 list of “Most Influential Blacks In America,” three Gracie Awards, four NAACP Image Awards and four Root 100 Awards. Bond has also been given the “Key to the City” and celebrated with her own “Beverly Bond Day” in Rochester, NY by Mayor Lovely.
Mayor Muriel Bowser declared March 6th as
BLACK GIRLS ROCK! DAY in Washington, DC.