#Blackgirlmagic #poetry 

During Black History Month, I was invited to read a poem and the theme of the event was Black Magic.  I loved the message behind Black Girl Magic so I decided to write about the struggles I’ve witnessed and endured as a Black Girl whose magic was treated like a curse. After I wrote and performed the poem, I began asking some of my sister friends and family to tell me what their Black Girl Magic is…  The video is the outcome of their beautifully uplifting answers. 

Thank you for watching. 



Published by Poet Kiana Davis

Kiana Davis was born and raised in Richmond, California. She began writing poetry at the age of 12 to grapple with growing up in a low income community and to help her develop her identity as a young black girl in America. For the past 10 years, she has worked as an educator teaching at-risk youth in Washington State.

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