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28 Black Owned Bookstores You Should Know

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The number of Black owned bookstores has declined significantly since 1999. That year, there were reportedly more than 325. But, by 2012 had dropped to about 50.  In 2017, the number rose to about 70. We’d like to acknowledge some of the stores that are still going strong. Black Owned Bookstores Hakim’s Bookstore (Philadelphia, PA) Everyone’s Place…

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Black Books Matter: Children’s Books Celebrating Black Boys

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Each year, there are more children’s books published about animals than Black people. Black people have historically been, and continue to be, underrepresented, misrepresented, or invisible in children’s literature. Black male characters are even less visible, and even fewer still, are books reflecting positive and empowered depictions of Black boys. The Conscious Kid Library curated this…

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“Vintage Black Glamour” Books Highlight Timeless Elegance

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Using her ” Vintage Black Glamour ” books, Nichelle Gainer showcases a stunning collection of images from an era when folks would wear evening gowns and tuxedo’s  just to the grocery store. Ok, maybe no one took things to that extreme, but the “Vintage Black Glamour” books are definitely filled with photographs and stories of women who…

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16 Black Owned Businesses in Paris

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We’re back at it with another guide to shopping Black in the Diaspora. This time, we’re highlighting 16 Black owned businesses in Paris.  Let’s show some love to our brothers and sisters in the “City of Light”. Black Owned Businesses in Paris   FOOD Café Dapper by Chef Loïc Dablé  is located a stone’s throw…

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