Bookstores

A Black man and a Black woman pose with a pre-teen Black child in a bookstore

Despite Gentrification, Black D.C. Neighborhood Gets First Bookstore in 20 Years

“A mother came in here and brought her son specifically to show him that a Black man owns this bookstore.”

Summer Reads: Radical Immigrants, Tiger Babies and Bruce Lee!

The second in our series of must-read recommendations from independent booksellers. This week: Eastwind Books of Berkeley, Calif.

Harlem's Hue-Man Hopes the Past Is Prologue for Black Booksellers

One of the nation’s most well-known black bookstores is closing its doors. But it’s also trying to write a story that features more than the usual Amazon-killed-us narrative.

One of NYC's Last Black-Owned Bookstores is Closing

High rents force one of New York City’s last black owned book store to re-think its strategy.