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Black Books Matter Mixer: CBE Edition

  • MAHOGANYBOOKS 1231 Good Hope Road Southeast Washington, DC, 20020 United States (map)

It's that time of year again good people where the movers and shakers in politics, business, leadership and activism convene on the Nation's Capitol for the Congressional Black Caucus Conference and this year, MahoganyBooks hosts a powerful meet & greet with two nationally recognized authors and two nationally recognized book industry entrepreneurs i! Talk about FOUR women of power! Join us for a special booksigning and mixer in Anacostia. 

CBC Mixer Book Bundle Special: ONLY $40 for both books! You're guaranteed an autographed copy of both April Ryan and Angel Rich's book. A perfect giftset for the holidays!

  • Meet April Ryan: Nationally recognized White House correspondent, celebrated CNN political analyst, award winning author and sought after speaker, meet Ms. Ryan first hand, get your book autographed and grab a quick photo during our mixer. This famed journalist has been seen in Essence, Vogue, Elle and many others and will sign copies of her latest book, Under Fire: Reporting from the Front LInes of the Trump White House. Copies provided onsite by MahoganyBooks.

  • Meet Angel Rich: Featured in Essence, Newsweek, Black Enterprise and hailed as the next Steve Jobs by Forbes Magazine, this activist, entrepreneur and tech disruptor will autograph copies of her highly sought after book, The History of the Black Dollar. Meet Angel and connect with the woman whose financial literacy app has taken the nation by storm with 200,000 downloads in its first two-weeks!

  • Meet Ardre Orie: Celebrity Ghostwriter, book publishing expert, playwright, film director and CEO of 13th & Joan Publishing House. After writing for a host of clients including VH1, MTV, WETV, BRAVO, BET, CENTRIC, YouTube, the NBA, Grammy Award-winning artists, and a bevy of entrepreneurs and everyday heroes, Orie has worked tirelessly to create a multitude of print and media platforms that feed our souls and document our experiences. If you're an author or ever dreamt of writing your own book, you'll want to say hello and meet The Queen of Storytelling!

  • Meet Ramunda Lark Young: Our mixer hostess and Co-Founder/Owner of MahoganyBooks, the nationally recognized bookstore in DC featuring books written by, for and about people of the African Diaspora. Named to the Root 100 of most influential African Americans and featured in Essence and on the Steve Harvey TV show alongside her husband and co-founder, this sought after speaker is excited to welcome all CBC attendees to DC.

All books available for autographing will be available onsite by MahoganyBooks.

Light refreshments served. Also ELife, a black-owned Vegan Cafe, is located in the Arts Center.

Ride share highly encouraged. Limited street parking.

Event ends at 7pm sharp

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