Celebrating Gwendolyn Brooks

March 16, 2017 MahoganyBooks

Gwendolyn Brooks is recognized as “one of the most highly regarded, highly influential” poets of the 20th-century. She was both the first Black author to win the Pulitzer Prize and the first Black woman to […]

Black History Makers: Eugene Bullard

February 24, 2017 MahoganyBooks

Eugene Jacques Bullard (1895 – 1961) was born October 9, 1895, in Columbus, GA as the seventh out of ten total children born to William Octave Bullard and Josephine “Yokalee” Thomas. Eugene’s father was originally […]

Black History Makers: Mansa Musa

February 17, 2017 MahoganyBooks

Mansa Musa (D. 1337) In the thirteenth century, the Mandinka people of the state of Kangaba in Western Sudan emerged as the most powerful group in Africa. The rise of the Mandinka was due largely to […]

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