MahoganyBooks hosts Black Books Matter Mixer during the Annual Congressional Black Caucus Conference

Featured authors include Fox5 news anchor Wisdom Martin, debut author and Love and Marriage:DC television personality Ashley Silva, author and entrepreneur Angel Rich, and Kwame Johnson, CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters Metro Atlanta
Black Books Matter Mixer
Black Books Matter Mixer
WASHINGTON - Sept. 27, 2022 - PRLog -- MahoganyBooks will host a Black Books Matter Mixer during the 51st Annual Legislative Congressional Black Caucus Conference. The event will feature nationally known authors, including Fox5 news anchor Wisdom Martin, debut author and Love and Marriage: DC television personality Ashley Silva, an influential author and entrepreneur Angel Rich, and Kwame Johnson, CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters Metro Atlanta. Each author will be on-hand to sign their books. The event will take place on Thursday, September 29, 2022, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the MahoganyBooks, Anacostia store located at 1231 Good Hope Road S.E. inside the Anacostia Art Center. The mixer is in partnership with 13th & Joan, a multimedia publishing agency specializing in publishing, national and international distribution, and marketing services for authors.

"The Annual Legislative Conference advances the global Black community by developing leaders, informing policy, and educating the public. The Black Books Matter Mixer extends this mission by recognizing and supporting Black authors, empowerment, and cultural awareness," stated Derrick and Ramunda Young, co-founders and co-owners of MahoganyBooks.

MahoganyBooks recently recognized Banned Books Week throughout September, with special attention to banned books written by Black authors. Five of the top ten authors banned in 2021 were authors of color.

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About MahoganyBooks
Started in 2007 by husband and wife Derrick and Ramunda Young, MahoganyBooks has one of the largest online inventories of books for and about people of the African Diaspora. It has grown from being exclusively an online bookstore to opening the doors of its first physical location in the historic Washington, DC neighborhood of Anacostia in 2014, then its flagship location at National Harbor, Prince George's County, Maryland, in 2021. Founders of Black Books Matter Day, Derrick and Ramuda's love for culture, community, and connection and their desire to see books empower others as it had empowered them. Over the years, MahoganyBooks has connected readers to writers for exciting and thought-provoking literary events with the likes of President Barack Obama, the late U.S. Representative John Lewis, Walter Mosley, Chimamanda Adichie, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Misty Copeland, Gabrielle Union, and D.C.'s "Mayor for Life" Marion Barry among others.
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