Marcus Books Historic independent Oakland bookshop, opened in the ’60s, specializing in titles by & about black people.
Eso Won Books Veteran bookshop spotlighting a range of titles about & written by African American people. Eso Won Books Ignites a Love of Reading in LA
Uncle Bobbies is offering customers the chance to shop for books and audiobooks through their IndieLite and Libro.fm accounts. The bookstore has also set up a GoFundMe to provide financial relief for their staff as they remain closed.
The Key Bookstore offers a fully interactive bookstore experience for consumers engaging them through connection, interaction, events, and savings. Key Bookstore puts its focus on readers following their motto of “divine liberation one page at a time.”
Mahogany Books’ The D.C. -based bookstore is an independent business that fully supports social entrepreneurship. Their mission is dedicated to meeting the needs of readers “in search of books written for, by, or about people of the African Diaspora.”
Semicolon Bookstore Chicago’s only Black woman-owned independent bookstore and gallery space aims to create a welcoming space for all readers.
Hakim’s Bookstore a Philadelphia-based business extending its online services to readers during this time. The bookstore specializes in African-American history stressing the importance of Black people understanding and establishing their cultural identities. They encourage people to support all Black businesses during this time any way they can.
Harriet’s Bookshop is an independent bookstore and creative space dedicated to celebrating women writers, artists, and activists. The newly-opened bookstore is adjusting to being a temporary online business, but their store is offering an extensive collection of female authors.
Ashay At The Bay serves as the Bay Area’s #1 Black children’s bookstore specializing in African American and multicultural books. Their online collection features tons of diverse books and stories for children.
The Lit Bar is the only bookstore serving the Bronx community creating a haven for reading, social interaction, and intellectual visibility.
AfriWare Books has been serving the community for almost 20 years providing a platform to highlight authors, artists, and activists who inspire a sense of cultural pride.
DTR 360 Books is an online bookstore for both books and other forms of knowledge of every genre appealing to all customers. Their company philosophy is built on information, communication, and education catering to Black readers everywhere.