Akwaaba is a collection of four historic B&Bs with 32 guest rooms on the East Coast--Wash., DC; Brooklyn, NY; Philadelphia, PA; and the Poconos in PA.
Akwaaba has always been challenged by thin margins, given we work to keep our rates accessible for the masses of our target audience.
COVID-19 has hit the travel industry particularly hard, bringing business to a full stop. Operating with depleted and limited cash reserves by returning deposits to guests who have had to cancel their reservations and events
Emojis Grilled Cheese uses its fleet of food trucks to teach job and life skills to homeless teens and youth aging out of foster care. This amazing food truck takes traditional comfort food combinations and transforms them into unique Grilled Cheese combinations.
DC Bookstore specializing in books written for, by, or about people of the African Diaspora.
Currently closed due to shutdowns.
For 10 years MahoganyBooks operated as the premier black-owned online bookstore.
Roughly 75% of our revenue is generated through our physical bookstore in Washington DC. The COVID-19 pandemic has forced us to cancel/postpone a number of high-profile author events as well as temporarily close our bookstore.