Playing the Rigged Game

April 16, 2021 Staff Writer

The worst feeling in the world is not belonging. This homeless feeling of being exposed to the elements yet pressed into a box is the plight of the Black woman. What I love about Sula is how […]

Not Me

April 8, 2021 Staff Writer

“Hey! Before you go, do you mind if I ask you a question?” said the interviewer; the irony of the question about a question hung in the air. “Not at all,” I replied. “What was […]

Baked C.H.I.P.

April 1, 2021 Staff Writer

‘I do not know if I am making him nearly as happy as he is making himself,’ I am thinking, while halfway listening to my Zoom meeting and halfway watching Baked. He lays lopsided, just […]

A Song for My Father

March 18, 2021 Staff Writer

I remember the news reports in February of 2020, telling of countries around the world that were experiencing infections and fatalities from the Coronavirus.  On March 13, 2020, the virus was officially declared a national […]

It’s the Power of Words…and Food!

September 13, 2017 MahoganyBooks

On September 19th at 7PM we’ll be gathering at the Adinkra Cultural Arts Studio for an Author Talk and Book Signing with noted culinary historian, author, and independent scholar, Michael Twitty to discuss his new […]

Getting Rooted to your African Ancestry

April 18, 2017 Derrick Young

Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at approximately 12:10 PM, Ramunda Young, Co-Founder of MahoganyBooks officially “Got Rooted.” That’s not to say that Ramunda was not aware of her culture and identity as a Black woman descended […]

The Politics of Math

April 17, 2017 Derrick Young

There’s a certain satisfaction I receive when a reader begins to grasp the breadth and depth of topics written about from the Black person’s perspective. It’s why I love making book recommendations. Watching readers discover […]

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