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Business partnership gives access to culturally relevant books

2/8/2017, noon | Updated on 2/8/2017, noon
African Ancestry, Inc. recently announced its partnership with MahoganyBooks, an awardwinning online bookstore that specializes in books written for, by, ...
Gina Paige, co-founder and president of AfricanAncestry.com.

Business partnership gives access to culturally relevant books

African Ancestry, Inc. recently announced its partnership with MahoganyBooks, an award winning online bookstore that specializes in books written for, by, or about people of the African Diaspora. The partnership underscores the power of Black businesses with aligned missions uniting to deliver products and services that educate, uplift and empower Black communities across the world.

Central to the alliance is AfricanAncestry. com/Partners/Mahogany-Books where

consumers from both companies will have expanded resources from everything such as their African countries origin to educating Black kids in America about their culture and heritage. The AfricanAncestry.com Get Rooted Book List will debut to provide selec t titles that help people better understand who they are in the context of Africa, c ulture and consciousness.

“When this partnership was proposed, I knew instantly that this is some thing that African Ancestry should and would do,” said Gina Paige, co-founder and president of African Ancestry.com. “We both share a collective responsibility to educate and uplift Black people, and this alliance extends and strengthens the impact of that commitment.”

Created by husband and wife duo, MahoganyBooks uses literature to enlighten

and inform by promoting reading, writing and cultural awareness. “Our relationship with AfricanAncestry.com is social entrepreneurship at its best,” said Derrick A . Young, co-founder and president of MahoganyBooks. “We’re two small businesses that have joined forces to address issues around identity and cultural

awareness for people of color and to improve our communities.”

Consumers can visit AfricanAnces try.com/ Partners/Mahogany-Books to learn more about the partnership and begin experiencing the benefits.