5 Books To Read In April

April 21, 2017 MahoganyBooks

One of the editorial project directors at Essence hasĀ curated a list of ‘must-read’ books for the month of April. Their list, Patrik’s Picks, includes a great cross section of fiction, personal growth, and a young […]

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 […]

2017 Pulitzer Prize Winners

April 14, 2017 Derrick Young

Earlier this week the winners of the 2017 Pulitzer Prizes were announced. I was ecstaticĀ to learn that of the 21 winners, 4 were African American writers in the categories of fiction, poetry, drama, and criticism. […]

Reading Tips for Parents

April 3, 2017 MahoganyBooks

Keep reading lively and interesting with these 7 tips. Learn new ways and means to support and open up this new wonderful world to your child. Even if your child is motivated to read, supporting […]