Overview: Magic brings smiles to faces and wonder to the mind - not to mention, magic makes for good television. The Carbonaro Effect and Penn and Teller: Fool Us are two of the more popular American magic shows that regularly spellbind audiences. But when considering these shows and other acts like them, the magic industry appears homogenous.
How does this lack of diversity in the magic industry impact Black illusionists? Who are the emerging and established Black magicians in our community and how can we support them? And what inspiration can we draw from learning about the Black magicians of the past?
Join WHYY for a family-friendly magic show followed by a conversation on equity and diversity in the illusion industry.