Black Dance Magazine

Black Dance Magazine A new dance magazine for dancers of color looking for dancers to share their stories. http://blackdancemag.com

Get your copy of our 2020 year end issue that features our cover story on Debbie Allen and Shonda Rhimes' Netflix docume...
12/31/2020

Get your copy of our 2020 year end issue that features our cover story on Debbie Allen and Shonda Rhimes' Netflix documentary Dance Dreams: Hot Chocolate Nutcracker! https://www.blackdancemag.org/latest-issue

We're excited to announce that our new nonprofit organization The Black Dance Resource Center is the new home of Black D...
12/01/2020
The Black Dance Resource Center

We're excited to announce that our new nonprofit organization The Black Dance Resource Center is the new home of Black Dance Magazine!
www.blackdanceonline.org! Please visit our website to learn more about all the amazing work we're planning to do for and with the Black Dance community!

Photography By: Shoccara Marcus The Black Dance Resource Center is the new home ofBlack Dance Magazine! The Black Dance Resource Center (BDRC) was established as a non-profit organization in May 2020 as a hub for sustaining its central initiative, Black Dance Magazine and educating, advocating for,....

Black Dance Magazine's cover photo
11/11/2020

Black Dance Magazine's cover photo

After receiving multiple messages and emails requesting extensions, we have decided to EXTEND OUR DEADLINE for submissio...
11/11/2020

After receiving multiple messages and emails requesting extensions, we have decided to EXTEND OUR DEADLINE for submission proposals for articles and photos! New Deadline: November 20th. We can't wait to hear from you!
https://www.blackdancemag.org/submissions

This year’s election goes beyond who will be president. Your vote is your voice on issues affecting housing, education, ...
11/03/2020

This year’s election goes beyond who will be president. Your vote is your voice on issues affecting housing, education, employment and healthcare.

Help make a difference in your community during this general election and get out and VOTE!



Photo by: @shocphoto
Dancer: @__bumblebree
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🚨Calling all writers and photographers🚨 @blackdancemag is looking for creative individuals to contribute to our upcoming...
10/27/2020

🚨Calling all writers and photographers🚨 @blackdancemag is looking for creative individuals to contribute to our upcoming Spring/Winter 2021 issue!

If this sounds like something you may be interested in please see the details below⬇️

• Theme: Bounce. Pivot. Reach: The Resiliency and Resourcefulness of Blacks in Dance💃🏽

• Categories are listed directly on the website, please refer to the link in our bio for this information ✅

* Application for photographers and writers can be found at the bottom of the page from the link in our bio

• Submission Deadline: Friday, November 6th, 2020👩🏽‍💻

Note: Black Dance Magazine focuses exclusively on the international Black Dance Community.🤎
#callforsubmission #photography #writing #writersofinstagram #writingcommunity #photographylovers #blackdancers #blackdancersmatter #entrepreneur #entrepreneurlife #dancephotography #dancephotographer

Every dancer knows how important it is to have a good pair of ballet shoes. Every dancer of color knows how important it...
10/08/2020

Every dancer knows how important it is to have a good pair of ballet shoes. Every dancer of color knows how important it is to have ballet shoes that match their skin tone! As a Black dancer, what are some local and non local stores or dancewear companies you can rely on to have ballet shoes in your skin tone if any? Comment below✍🏽


Photo by @shocphoto

We are so excited to announce that we are partnering with Ohio Black Dance this weekend for its FREE online virtual fest...
09/02/2020

We are so excited to announce that we are partnering with Ohio Black Dance this weekend for its FREE online virtual festival! Please join us and register today.
https://tinyurl.com/OBDF2020 #OhioBlackDance #BDM #BlackDanceMagazine #BlackDance

Enjoy every step of the way, in dance & in LIFE! Happy Wednesday BDM Fam, we’re halfway through the week which means onl...
06/24/2020

Enjoy every step of the way, in dance & in LIFE! Happy Wednesday BDM Fam, we’re halfway through the week which means only a few days until the weekend!🤎




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06/04/2020
Black Dance Magazine's cover photo
02/18/2020

Black Dance Magazine's cover photo

Get your digital or print copy of our Winter 2020 Issue featuring the amazing Camille A. Brown! https://www.blackdancema...
02/18/2020
Get Your Print or Digital Copy of our Winter 2020 Issue Featuring Camille A. Brown! — blackdancemag.org

Get your digital or print copy of our Winter 2020 Issue featuring the amazing Camille A. Brown! https://www.blackdancemag.org/news/2020/2/18/get-your-print-or-digital-copy-of-our-winter-2020-issue-featuring-camille-a-brown

Norma Porter February 18, 2020 Get Your Print or Digital Copy of our Winter 2020 Issue Featuring Camille A. Brown! Norma Porter February 18, 2020 Print Issue Available HereDigital Issue Available on ISUU

If you're in Philly for the IABD conference, please join us for an intergenerational discussion on Black dance publicati...
01/13/2020

If you're in Philly for the IABD conference, please join us for an intergenerational discussion on Black dance publications and get a copy of our Winter 2020 issue (more details to come)!

Are you attending the International Association of Blacks in Dance Conference next week in Philly? We are and we can't w...
01/08/2020
Black Dance Magazine Spring 2019 Mini Issue

Are you attending the International Association of Blacks in Dance Conference next week in Philly? We are and we can't wait to meet you there with our January 2020 issue fresh off the press!

Take a look at our Summer 2020 mini issue to get a sample of our amazing content: https://www.flipsnack.com/BlackDanceMag/black-dance-magazine-spring-2019-mini-issue.html

Flipsnack is a digital catalog maker that makes it easy to create, publish and share html5 flipbooks. Upload a PDF or design from scratch flyers, magazines, books and more. Author: Norma Porter, Catalog: Black Dance Magazine Spring 2019 Mini Issue, Published: Nov 26, 2019

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11/26/2019
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We are so excited about all of the good stuff we have in store for OUR COMMUNITY IN 2020! We want you to be the first to learn how to subscribe to and/or promote your organization by sponsoring Black Dance Magazine. Join our mailing list and we will send YOU an exclusive digital issue! We can't wait...

We can't wait to hear from you and receive your article and photo submissions! Deadline: October 28, 2019. Please share!...
10/05/2019
Call for Article and Photo Submissions - Deadline Oct. 28, 2019 — blackdancemag.org

We can't wait to hear from you and receive your article and photo submissions! Deadline: October 28, 2019. Please share!
https://www.blackdancemag.org/news/2019/10/5/call-for-article-and-photo-submissions-deadline-oct-28-2019

Norma Porter October 5, 2019 Call for Article and Photo Submissions - Deadline Oct. 28, 2019 Norma Porter October 5, 2019 Black Dance Magazine is accepting article and photo submissions for the January 2020 Print Issue: The Journey of Black Dance. The deadline for submissions is Monday, October 28,....

We are so excited to announce that we are planning to publish a print issue in January 2020! Please contact us at info@b...
10/02/2019

We are so excited to announce that we are planning to publish a print issue in January 2020! Please contact us at [email protected] to submit a story or contribute a tax-deductible donation as a sponsor by Oct. 28th! Please share!

Black Dance Magazine's cover photo
10/02/2019

Black Dance Magazine's cover photo

The photo challenge results are in! We are proud to announce the launch of our website. Please visit www.blackdancemag.o...
07/15/2019
blackdancemag.org

The photo challenge results are in! We are proud to announce the launch of our website. Please visit www.blackdancemag.org, check out our website and the awesome images we received from the challenge!

#staytuned

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04/12/2019

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Instagram & Twitter: @BlackDanceMag

Thank you for your support!We received such great submissions that we decided to extend the deadline of our photo challe...
03/22/2019

Thank you for your support!

We received such great submissions that we decided to extend the deadline of our photo challenge to next Saturday, March 29th.

We are looking for male dance photos as well as dancers of every generation.

Please continue to submit and spread the word!

03/14/2019

Thank you all for your incredible submissions! We are currently in the process of
reviewing all images. You will be notified if your photograph has been selected via email. Please
continue to send photographs and SPREAD THE WORD that Black Dance Magazine is
preparing for its re-launch and seeking AMAZING photos highlighting the beauty and magic
there is in Black Dance!

Important Dates: Final Submissions are due Saturday, March 16th at 12midnight
Please submit high-resolution photos (300 DPI +) along with a photo credit and caption.

Black Dance Magazine Photo Challenge!The deadline for submissions is this Saturday, March 16th at midnight.Please submit...
03/13/2019

Black Dance Magazine Photo Challenge!

The deadline for submissions is this Saturday, March 16th at midnight.

Please submit high resolution photos (300 DPI +), along with photo credit and caption, to [email protected].

PLEASE SHARE!

Black Dance Magazine's cover photo
03/13/2019

Black Dance Magazine's cover photo

Dear FaceBook Fans! A few people have asked to contribute to our audience survey recently, so I've decided to bring it b...
12/18/2018
Black Dance Magazine Audience Survey

Dear FaceBook Fans!

A few people have asked to contribute to our audience survey recently, so I've decided to bring it back.

Please complete and share our survey. Your input matters and will help shape our strategic plan for 2019! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/W5QWJ3S

Thanks,
Norma

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BDM publisher/editor Norma Porter was recently featured on the podcast It's All Journalism by her journalism grad school...
12/04/2018
#327 - Black Dance Magazine aims for January relaunch – It's All Journalism

BDM publisher/editor Norma Porter was recently featured on the podcast It's All Journalism by her journalism grad school buddy and colleague Michael O'Connell discussing her relaunch effort to Black Dance Magazine!

While she is pushing the launch back to Summer 2019, she'd love for you to listen, post your comments and share your Black dance stories!

https://itsalljournalism.com/327-black-dance-magazine-aims-for-january-relaunch/

On this week's it's All Journalism podcast, Norma Porter discusses the relaunch of Black Dance Magazine, which tells the stories of dancers of color.

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Meet Norma Porter- Mentoring Through Movement, Panelist Norma is the Founding Publisher and Editor of Black Dance Magazine, and an adjunct professor of dance. As a dance artist, Norma trained at the Duke Ellington School of the Arts, Maryland Youth Ballet and American University. Norma teaches dance workshops and choreographs for the GrassROOTS Community Foundation, and performs with Bessie-nominated artist Lela Aisha Jones|Flyground. Norma has published works in Ebony Magazine, The Crisis Magazine and AOL Politics Daily. She holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in Journalism from American University. Learn more about and hear from Ms. Porter at this year’s Ohio Black Dance Festival Mentoring Through Movement Panel Saturday, September 5, 2020 2:00 pm So register today at: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_AYYRQ5VhSUugBSmpw4gH8g For more information on Black Dance Magazine visit: www.blackdancemag.org To register for the Ohio Black Dance Festival visit:https://tinyurl.com/OBDF2020 #OhioBlackDance #BlackDanceMag #LV2DANCE #OBDF #CREATECELEBRATECULTURE #KEEPBLACKDANCEALIVE
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