About us

Meet Books and Brown Sugar Co

Books and Brown Sugar.co is a woman owned, black & bookish brand for readers that aim to amplify black literature. We were created to increase representation and provide a space for us to honor black authors. Our mission is to celebrate black voices by sharing our experiences, culture, and community perfectly curated through powerful books, apparel and literary events.

The Founder,

Taevia Norris

Georgia born, Texas bred, Taevia is an avid reader who channeled her love of reading to pursue entrepreneurship — amplifying black literature birthing an apparel brand. Her love of black literature coupled with the need of representation was the foundation to the creation of Books and Brown Sugar Co.

Be Seen. Be heard. Be Amplified.