Feb. 25, 2021
42: Redefining Black Girl Magic With Mahogany L. Browne
In this episode, Muki and Brown are joined by Mahogany L. Brown a poet, writer, organizer and educator. Tune in for an inspiring conversation about her books, Woke Baby, Black Girl Magic, and an excerpt from her YA book, Chlorine Sky. Also in the episode they discuss raising daughters and dating, colorism, and the business side of becoming an author. Tune in!
Connect with Mahogany:
BUY Chlorine Sky: https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/625333/chlorine-sky-by-mahogany-l-browne/
More about our guest:
Mahogany L. Browne is a writer, organizer, and educator. She is the Interim Executive Director of Urban Word NYC & Poetry Coordinator at St. Francis College. Browne has received fellowships from Agnes Gund, Air Serenbe, Cave Canem, Poets House, Mellon Research & Rauschenberg. She is the author of Chlorine Sky (2021), Woke: A Young Poets Call to Justice (2020), Black Girl Magic (2020), Woke Baby (2018), and Kissing Caskets (2017). Browne is also the founder of Woke Baby Book Fair (a nationwide diversity literature campaign); and as an Arts for Justice grantee, is completing her first book of essays on mass incarceration, investigating its impact on women and children.
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