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BLACK GIRLS ROCK!® Awards is Coming to Atlanta

2024 BLACK GIRLS ROCK!® Awards have chosen Atlanta, GA, as their host city, marking a significant milestone as the city becomes the new epicenter for the world-renowned celebration. Over the years, BLACK GIRLS ROCK!® has honored the outstanding contributions of trailblazers, entertainers, icons, community activists, pioneers, business moguls, thought leaders, and rising stars. The eagerly awaited BLACK GIRLS ROCK!® Awards are scheduled to be recorded live on June 27, 2024, at the iconic Fox Theatre in Atlanta, GA. This event is set to be the highlight of a broader, city-wide BLACK GIRLS ROCK!® Experience, which will feature an array of events and celebrations throughout Atlanta, including The BGR! Expo, and the annual BGR! Film Festival, The BLACK CLOUD Tech Summit and the BGR!FEST concert series, further cementing the city’s status as a cultural hub and celebrating the achievements and spirit of Black women globally.

Beverly Bond, the visionary founder of BLACK GIRLS ROCK!® and Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens, made the announcement on Friday, February 16, at City Hall along with several of Atlanta’s high-profile power broker women executives.

“Atlanta’s vibrant cultural heritage provides the ideal backdrop for our celebration,” Beverly Bond remarked. “Establishing the BLACK GIRLS ROCK!® Awards and the BLACK GIRLS ROCK!® EXPERIENCE in Atlanta represents a critical juncture for our brand. Under Mayor Andre Dickens’ ingenious  leadership, characterized by his dedication to community, cultural enrichment, innovation, and equity, we are laying a robust groundwork for this trailblazing collaboration.” Bond further stated, “Together, we aim to establish the BLACK GIRLS ROCK!® EXPERIENCE as a vital cultural milestone in Atlanta and a strategic partnership that propels both BLACK GIRLS ROCK!® and the city towards a future rich with cultural impact and mutual growth.”

Mayor Andre Dickens expressed his excitement about Atlanta hosting the BLACK GIRLS ROCK!® Awards, underlining the significant cultural and societal contributions expected from this partnership.

“We are thrilled that Atlanta has been selected as the host city for the 2024 BLACK GIRLS ROCK! AwardsBLACK GIRLS ROCK! is a world-renowned celebration of the incredible resilience, strength, and accomplishments of Black women and girls,” said Mayor Andre Dickens. “We know that Atlanta is the city that influences everything and the perfect place to host such a historic and influential event. Atlanta has been nationally recognized for our commitment to championing diversity, gender equality, and inclusion efforts and we believe in the power and promise of women and girls.”Mayor Andre Dickens expressed his excitement about Atlanta hosting the BLACK GIRLS ROCK!® Awards, underlining the significant cultural and societal contributions expected from this partnership.

As Atlanta gears up to welcome BLACK GIRLS ROCK!®, this partnership signals the start of a long-term legacy of cultural celebration and empowerment. It amplifies the event’s mission-driven focus, offering not just a celebration but a source of inspiration for future generations.

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