Independent Websites Dedicated to Authors of African Descent

Our database contains information on independent booksellers whose primary focus is on books written by people of African descent. Websites must be strong enough to have an Alexa rank. Here is a printable list of all the book websites, not just the ones listed below. There you may also submit additional websites for inclusion.

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36 Book Websites Were Found

#1 - AALBC.com

AALBC.comaalbc.com
Owner: Troy Johnson
Physical Store: No
Email: troy@aalbc.com
Phone: 347-692-2522
Site Launched: Mar 02, 1998
Alexa Rank: 390,462

AALBC.com is a widely recognized source of author profiles, book recommendations, intriguing on-line discussion boards, writers resources, articles, and critical reviews of books and by and about African Americans.

AALBC.com’s information was added to our database on Dec 03, 2012, and was last updated Jan 08, 2019.

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#2 - Mosaic Magazine

Mosaic Magazinemosaicmagazine.org
Owner: The Literary Freedom Project
Physical Store: No
Email: ron@mosaicmagazine.org
Phone: 718.530.9132
Site Launched: Dec 25, 2005
Alexa Rank: 927,726

Mosaic explores the literary arts created by writers of African descent. Through articles, essays, book reviews, and interviews Mosaic has increased the literary reach of some of the most important voices effecting change on many artistic fronts

Mosaic Magazine’s information was added to our database on May 21, 2014, and was last updated Jan 08, 2019.

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#3 - Africa Book Club

Africa Book Clubwww.africabookclub.com
Owner: Daniel Musiitwa
Physical Store: No
Email: memberservices@africabookclub.com
Site Launched: Apr 03, 2009
Alexa Rank: 1,198,796

Africa Book Club’s information was added to our database on Apr 07, 2017, and was last updated Jan 08, 2019.

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#4 - Between the Lines Bookstore

Between the Lines Bookstorebetweenthelinesbookstore.mybooksandmore.com/
Owner: Kim Knight
Physical Store: Yes
Email: betweenthelinebooks@icloud.com
Site Launched: Jun 22, 2014
Alexa Rank: 1,397,535

Enhancing Your Reading Experience and a Headquarter for Literacy

Between the Lines Bookstore’s information was added to our database on Jun 09, 2015, and was last updated Jan 08, 2019.

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#5 - BlackBookPlus.com

BlackBookPlus.comblackbookplus.com
Owner: Sam Chekwas
Physical Store: No
Email: blackbooksmail@gmail.com
Site Launched: Aug 17, 2000
Alexa Rank: 2,448,261

BlackBookPlus.com’s information was added to our database on Dec 11, 2012, and was last updated Jan 08, 2019.

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#6 - Africa Access

Africa Accessafricaaccessreview.org
Owner: Brenda Randolph
Physical Store: No
Email: africaaccess@aol.com
Site Launched: Dec 11, 2000
Alexa Rank: 3,102,066

Expanding Perspectives on Africa, Book by Book

Africa Access’s information was added to our database on Dec 13, 2018, and was last updated Jan 08, 2019.

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#7 - Kweli Club

Kweli Clubkweliclub.com/collections/book-store
Owner: Talib Kweli
Physical Store: No
Email: kweliclub@gmail.com
Site Launched: Oct 04, 2013
Alexa Rank: 3,495,734

Most people are only worried about sales figures and sales volume. I am worried about you - the people whose money make my dream possible.

Kweli Club’s information was added to our database on May 04, 2015, and was last updated Jan 08, 2019.

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#8 - Best Books Rich Treasures

Best Books Rich Treasuresbestbooksrichtreasures.com/
Owner: Gigi Best
Physical Store: Yes
Email: bbrtllc@gmail.com
Phone: 813-944-2112
Site Launched: Apr 17, 2004
Alexa Rank: 3,565,533

We specialize in gently used books, new books, rare books, and children's books. Our Business Philosophy: The objective of our business is to provide exceptional rare books, high quality gift items, and reliable service to our customers. We hope you will enjoy visiting our web site and using our

Best Books Rich Treasures’s information was added to our database on Mar 05, 2016, and was last updated Jan 08, 2019.

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#9 - Sankofa Video Books & Cafe

Sankofa Video Books & Cafesankofa.com
Owner: Shirikiana Gerima
Physical Store: Yes
Phone: 202-234-4755
Site Launched: Oct 15, 1996
Alexa Rank: 3,641,547

Sankofa Video Books & Cafe’s information was added to our database on Dec 21, 2012, and was last updated Jan 08, 2019.

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#10 - National Book Club Conference

National Book Club Conferencenationalbookclubconference.com

Physical Store: No
Email: curtisbunn@yahoo.com
Site Launched: Jul 17, 2002
Alexa Rank: 3,702,599

National Book Club Conference’s information was added to our database on Dec 21, 2012, and was last updated Jan 08, 2019.

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#11 - The Brown Bookshelf

The Brown Bookshelfthebrownbookshelf.com
Owner: Varian Johnson
Physical Store: No
Email: thebrownbookshelf@gmail.com
Phone: 512-372-8983
Site Launched: Oct 05, 2007
Alexa Rank: 4,193,383

The Brown Bookshelf’s information was added to our database on Jan 19, 2014, and was last updated Jan 08, 2019.

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#12 - United Black Books

United Black Booksunitedblackbooks.org

Physical Store: No
Email: unitedblackbooks@gmail.com
Site Launched: Jun 09, 2016
Alexa Rank: 4,318,331

We are a Black operated, California educational organization - with the goal of providing true historical education and knowledge across the African Disporsa. At UnitedBlackBooks.org we provide a wide range of rare and collectible African American eBooks, Audiobooks and Movies - in all categories.

United Black Books’s information was added to our database on Feb 24, 2018, and was last updated Jan 08, 2019.

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#13 - Eso Won Bookstore

Eso Won Bookstore esowonbookstore.com

Physical Store: Yes
Email: esowonbooks@yahoo.com
Site Launched: Jun 15, 2009
Alexa Rank: 4,402,961

Eso Won Bookstore ’s information was added to our database on Dec 21, 2012, and was last updated Jan 08, 2019.

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#14 - Marcus Books

Marcus Books marcusbooksoakland.com/

Physical Store: Yes
Site Launched: Jul 11, 2005
Alexa Rank: 4,721,717

Marcus Books ’s information was added to our database on Dec 21, 2012, and was last updated Jan 08, 2019.

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#15 - EyeSeeMe

EyeSeeMewww.eyeseeme.com/
Owner: Pamela Blair
Physical Store: Yes
Email: customerservice@eyeseeme.com
Site Launched: Jan 11, 2011
Alexa Rank: 4,835,883

EyeSeeMe’s information was added to our database on Jan 15, 2016, and was last updated Jan 08, 2019.

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#16 - The Brain Lair

The Brain Lairwww.brainlairbooks.com
Owner: Kathy M. Burnette
Physical Store: Yes
Email: kathyb@thebrainlair.com
Phone: 574-271-7741
Site Launched: Jul 27, 2017
Alexa Rank: 4,998,661

The Brain Lair Bookstore is focused on providing children and teens with culturally relevant books. These carefully and thoughtfully selected books will offer readers a glimpse into the world around them to spark imagination and foster empathy.

The Brain Lair’s information was added to our database on Jan 01, 1970, and was last updated Jan 08, 2019.

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#17 - Black and Nobel

Black and Nobel blackandnobel.com
Owner: Hakim Hopkins
Physical Store: Yes
Phone: 215-965-1559
Site Launched: Feb 06, 2006
Alexa Rank: 5,395,277

Black and Nobel ’s information was added to our database on Dec 11, 2012, and was last updated Jan 08, 2019.

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#18 - MahoganyBooks

MahoganyBooksmahoganybooks.com
Owner: Derrick & Ramunda Young
Physical Store: Yes
Email: customerservice@mahoganybooks.com
Site Launched: Sep 30, 2008
Alexa Rank: 5,602,932

MahoganyBooks’s information was added to our database on Dec 21, 2012, and was last updated Jan 08, 2019.

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#19 - Cush City

Cush City cushcity.com
Owner: Gwen & Willie Richardson
Physical Store: No
Email: custsvc@cushcity.com
Phone: 1-800-340-5454
Site Launched: Oct 17, 1998
Alexa Rank: 6,197,582

World's Largest African-American Selection DVDs, Books, Art Prints, Toys, Calendars & More

Cush City ’s information was added to our database on Dec 11, 2012, and was last updated Jan 08, 2019.

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#20 - Thumpers Corner

Thumpers Cornerthumperscorner.com
Owner: Troy Johnson
Physical Store: No
Email: troy@aalbc.com
Site Launched: Nov 18, 2002
Alexa Rank: 7,173,855

Thumpers Corner’s information was added to our database on Dec 21, 2012, and was last updated Jan 08, 2019.

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#21 - Nubian Knowledge

Nubian Knowledgenubian-knowledge.com/
Owner: Harold and Cynthia Lee
Physical Store: No
Email: nubianknowledge@aol.com
Phone: 877-255-9834
Site Launched: Nov 14, 2006
Alexa Rank: 7,477,677

Nubian Knowledge’s information was added to our database on Jul 16, 2017, and was last updated Jan 08, 2019.

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#22 - Lushena Books

Lushena Bookslushenabooksinc.com/
Owner: Luther Warner
Physical Store: No
Email: lushenabks@yahoo.com
Phone: 630-238-8708
Site Launched: Apr 12, 2005
Alexa Rank: 7,857,073

Lushena Books’s information was added to our database on Aug 11, 2015, and was last updated Jan 08, 2019.

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#23 - TimBookTu

TimBookTutimbooktu.com

Physical Store: No
Email: editor@timbooktu.com
Site Launched: Dec 23, 1997
Alexa Rank: 7,977,680

TimBookTu’s information was added to our database on Dec 21, 2012, and was last updated Jan 08, 2019.

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#24 - Dare Books

Dare Books Darebooks.com
Owner: Desmond A. Reid
Physical Store: No
Phone: 407-673-3273
Site Launched: Oct 01, 2003
Alexa Rank: 8,196,849

DARE is the acronym for Desmond A. Reid Enterprises. Desmond A. Reid Enterprises was started in the basement of Mr. Reid's home, in April, 1982, as a response to the lack of books in his children's school which reflected their experiences and the contributions of people of color, especially African-

Dare Books ’s information was added to our database on Dec 11, 2012, and was last updated Jan 08, 2019.

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#25 - DiverseBooks

DiverseBooksdiversebooks.net
Owner: William Cox
Physical Store: No
Site Launched: Sep 11, 2009
Alexa Rank: 8,582,262

DiverseBooks’s information was added to our database on Dec 21, 2012, and was last updated Jan 08, 2019.

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#26 - Written Magazine

Written Magazinewrittenmag.com
Owner: April Lewis
Physical Store: No
Email: averyella@gmail.com
Site Launched: Apr 10, 2006
Alexa Rank: 8,863,611

Written Magazine’s information was added to our database on Dec 21, 2012, and was last updated Jan 08, 2019.

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#27 - Go On Girl!

Go On Girl!goongirl.org
Owner: Go On Girl! Book Club, Inc.
Physical Store: No
Email: GOGBookClub@goongirl.org
Site Launched: Mar 02, 1998
Alexa Rank: 10,319,587

The Go On Girl! Book Club is a nationally recognized reading club committed to fostering an awareness of and appreciation for the diverse literary works by authors of the Black Diaspora. Our deep and authentic respect for literature aligns with our not-for-profit status whereby we earmark the vas

Go On Girl!’s information was added to our database on Sep 16, 2016, and was last updated Jan 08, 2019.

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#28 - Frugal Bookstore

Frugal Bookstore frugalbookstore.net

Physical Store: No
Phone: 617-541-1722
Site Launched: May 10, 2012
Alexa Rank: 10,556,674

Frugal Bookstore ’s information was added to our database on Jan 01, 1970, and was last updated Jan 08, 2019.

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#29 - Hue-Man Books

Hue-Man Bookshuemanbookstore.com

Physical Store: No
Site Launched: Sep 10, 2011
Alexa Rank: 11,606,429

Hue-Man Books’s information was added to our database on Jan 01, 1970, and was last updated Jan 08, 2019.

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#30 - A Cultural Exchange

A Cultural Exchange aculturalexchange.org
Owner: Deborah McHamm
Physical Store: Yes
Email: info@aculturalexchange.org
Site Launched: Feb 06, 2002
Alexa Rank: 11,611,519

A Cultural Exchange is a nonprofit literacy-based multicultural arts organization for children.

A Cultural Exchange ’s information was added to our database on Dec 10, 2012, and was last updated Jan 08, 2019.

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#31 - Knowledge Bookstore

Knowledge Bookstorewww.knowledgebookstore.com

Physical Store: Yes
Email: customerservice@knowledgebookstore.com
Phone: 905-459-9875
Site Launched: Aug 27, 1999
Alexa Rank: 12,057,923

Knowledge Bookstore is a celebration.

Knowledge Bookstore’s information was added to our database on Mar 14, 2015, and was last updated Jan 08, 2019.

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#32 - Books N Bros

Books N Broswww.booksnbros.com/
Owner: Sidney Keys
Physical Store: No
Email: info@booksnbros.com
Phone: 314-477-1302
Site Launched: Nov 24, 2016
Alexa Rank: 13,213,981

Sidney Keys III, 11 year old rising entrepreneur, decided to take his love for reading to the next level and create Books n Bros Reading Club! Having multiple meet ups with different boys, ages 8-12 years old, he is paving the way for change. EyeSeeMe in University City, MO is the Designated Bookstore for Books N Bros.

Books N Bros’s information was added to our database on Dec 16, 2017, and was last updated Jan 08, 2019.

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#33 - C&B Books Distribution

C&B Books Distribution cbbooksdistribution.com
Owner: Carol Rogers
Physical Store: No
Email: cbbookdist@aol.com
Phone: 718-591-4525
Site Launched: Feb 18, 2002
Alexa Rank: 14,221,104

C&B Books Distribution ’s information was added to our database on Dec 11, 2012, and was last updated Jan 08, 2019.

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#34 - Neworld Review

Neworld Reviewneworldreview.com
Owner: Fred Beauford
Physical Store: No
Email: pubauthor@aol.com.
Site Launched: Sep 23, 2009
Alexa Rank: 14,880,892

Neworld Review’s information was added to our database on Dec 21, 2012, and was last updated Jan 08, 2019.

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#35 - African Bookstore

African Bookstoreafricanbookstore.net
Owner: Yvonne King
Physical Store: No
Email: sales@africanbookstore.net
Phone: 954-652-0474
Site Launched: Nov 29, 2002
Alexa Rank: 16,313,222

African Bookstore is a specialty, online bookstore, pleased to provide books on the African world wide experience, and African American experience.

African Bookstore’s information was added to our database on Dec 10, 2012, and was last updated Jan 08, 2019.

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#36 - Urban Reviews

Urban Reviews www.urbanreviewsonline.com/
Owner: Charles Hubbert
Physical Store: No
Site Launched: Apr 07, 2005
Alexa Rank: 18,587,093

Urban Reviews ’s information was added to our database on Dec 21, 2012, and was last updated Jan 08, 2019.

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