Mariah Carey’s memoir has been well received all over the world. Within just a few weeks of release, the book has already made it to the number one position on the New York Times list. Carey announced the news on her Instagram on Wednesday.
“Voting is so important because it is one way to show up for ourselves and our communities. It’s an opportunity for us to honor our ancestors – those that were unable to vote because of racism – and elect people that we can hold accountable.”
The first time I can remember telling a lie, I was 7 years old. I was in line with two classmates, about to walk into our second grade classroom after recess. While we waited, one of them plopped her fingers into my ponytail.
It is a rainy Thursday afternoon and Mariah Carey is talking to me from her home in Los Angeles, her voice coming through my laptop. “Hello, good morning, good afternoon, this is a little unusual,” says a gravelly voiced Carey. You’re telling me, Mariah.