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10 Black Bookstores you Can Support Right Now!

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10 Black Bookstores you Can Support Right Now!

March is National Reading Month!

 

And since Black History Month is EVERY month, it’s only right that we highlight Black-owned bookstores that you can support right now. Here’s a list of 10 you can shop at online.

Cultured Books

Culture Books exclusively sells children’s books and has a mission to foster self-love through positive representation and sharing stories about people of color. “To show our children our stories don’t begin with struggle and second, to broaden world views.”

Shades of Afrika

Not only do they sell Afrocentric educational books, but you can also purchase personal products, essential oils, and herbs.

Underground Books

Not only is Underground Books a neighborhood bookstore, but they also host community programming (pre-Rona) such as poetry nights, lectures, book signings, children’s story time, and more!

Black Dot Cultural Center & Bookstore

Founded by adigun Kazemde Ajamu, community activist and author of Think Black: The Manifesto, this bookstore is all about Black positive messaging.

Good Books

“All Black Books are Good Books” – period.

Da Book Joint

Not only is it Blackity Black, but Da Book Joint is owned by a Black Woman. Based in Chicago, this book store is committed to literary growth and the positive engagement of the youth.

Harriet’s Bookshop

Named for historical heroine Harriet Tubman, this bookstore’s mission is to celebrate women authors, women artists, and women activists.

The Dock Bookshop

The Dock not only sells books, but they also two radio shows that focus on publishing and socioeconomic issues.

Books & Stuff

Looking for multicultural and Afrocentric books and… stuff? Books & Stuff has a curated collection that is inclusive, educational, and for the children!

Loyalty Bookstore

Loyalty Bookstore is Black and Queer-owned, specializing in ethnically diverse literature. You can also purchase a subscription box that is great for teen readers.

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10 Black Bookstores you Can Support Right Now!

March is National Reading Month!

 

And since Black History Month is EVERY month, it’s only right that we highlight Black-owned bookstores that you can support right now. Here’s a list of 10 you can shop at online.

Cultured Books

Culture Books exclusively sells children’s books and has a mission to foster self-love through positive representation and sharing stories about people of color. “To show our children our stories don’t begin with struggle and second, to broaden world views.”

Shades of Afrika

Not only do they sell Afrocentric educational books, but you can also purchase personal products, essential oils, and herbs.

Underground Books

Not only is Underground Books a neighborhood bookstore, but they also host community programming (pre-Rona) such as poetry nights, lectures, book signings, children’s story time, and more!

Black Dot Cultural Center & Bookstore

Founded by adigun Kazemde Ajamu, community activist and author of Think Black: The Manifesto, this bookstore is all about Black positive messaging.

Good Books

“All Black Books are Good Books” – period.

Da Book Joint

Not only is it Blackity Black, but Da Book Joint is owned by a Black Woman. Based in Chicago, this book store is committed to literary growth and the positive engagement of the youth.

Harriet’s Bookshop

Named for historical heroine Harriet Tubman, this bookstore’s mission is to celebrate women authors, women artists, and women activists.

The Dock Bookshop

The Dock not only sells books, but they also two radio shows that focus on publishing and socioeconomic issues.

Books & Stuff

Looking for multicultural and Afrocentric books and… stuff? Books & Stuff has a curated collection that is inclusive, educational, and for the children!

Loyalty Bookstore

Loyalty Bookstore is Black and Queer-owned, specializing in ethnically diverse literature. You can also purchase a subscription box that is great for teen readers.

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