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visiting our site! In here you'll find information about our books, our projects and
upcoming events. We are always building and changing; so check back often for exciting updates!
is a private, women-owned publishing company. We are dedicated to providing products
and services that empower Black women to create personal econocultures
that benefit their families and our community.
believe that books about Black
Women's empowerment should be published by a Black woman publisher.
Under the leadership of our co-founder and President, Tracey Scott, Marabella Books was
born in 1998.
We are committed
to creating tools for building and sharing knowledge with others. Starting
with Beyond 40 Acres & Another Pair of Shoes,
we are publishing books that help women get past the burdens placed on us by society and
history. Our SmartSistersSM website is a forum for women (and brothers) to talk,
discuss, share and grow, when it concerns money.
Our Products & Services
beauty shop is where we let our hair down (pun intended) and talk about life and love and
the latest trends. It is where we learned the "real deal" about what was
going on; where we felt comfortable about being honest; and where the wisdom was passed
along from older to younger to older.
on our SmartSistersSM
website is that same place, with one difference. In our Shop we work on the
inner beauty: sharper minds, kinder hearts. The topic is money -- how you get it,
grow it and use it -- and everyone is invited to join in.
is our SmartSistersSM
effort to get 2,000 Black women committed to investing $2,000 each by the Year
2000. We are well on our way, and invite you to make your pledge. If you're in
the Bay Area in California, you can participate in our monthly discussions. If you
live somewhere else, we'll include as much as we can on the SmartSistersSM
session. $4 million!!! Spread among Black Women with the power to effect changes in
our lives and our community. It's is so much and yet takes so little effort.
Oakland, CA 94602
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