Bookstores in the United States that Specialize in Black Literature

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4 Bookstores Found in New Jersey


Ida’s Bookshop

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Click for Map734 Haddon Ave.
Collingswood, NJ 08108

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Profile Page for: Ida’s Bookshop
Store Hours: Daily from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Owner/Proprietor: Jeannine Cook
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Stored Opened in: 2021
Named for historical heroine Harriet Tubman, our mission celebrates women authors, women artists, and women activists.
Ida’s Bookshop Information Updated: 2021-08-20

La Unique African American Books & Cultural Center

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Click for Map111 N 6th St.
Camden, NJ 08102

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Profile Page for: La Unique African American Books & Cultural Center
Store Hours: Monday-Saturday, 9:00 am to 6:00 pm, Closed Sunday (Saturdays in the summer)
Owner/Proprietor: Larry Miles
Phone: (856) 338-1958
Stored Opened in: 1992

La Unique African American Books & Cultural Center Information Updated: 2014-04-30

Source of Knowledge

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Newark, NJ 07102

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Store Hours: Monday to Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m., Sunday 12:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Owner/Proprietor: Dexter George
Phone: (973) 824-2556
Stored Opened in: 1998
African-Caribbean family owned bookstore, selling books written and about people of African decent. We carry a huge selection of fiction, nonfiction and children’s books, African art, drums, and Shona stones. Our building contains a community center for yoga, lectures, movies, parties, and rental.
Source of Knowledge Information Updated: 2019-12-19

The Little Boho Bookstore

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Bayonne, NJ 07002

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Store Hours: Mon - Fri 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Sat 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Sun 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Owner/Proprietor: Sandra Dear & Rod Johnson
Phone: 2012584499
Stored Opened in: 2017

The Little Boho Bookshop is not your traditional Indie store, it’s a cozy getaway spot to find your happy place. Born with a focus on kids, pre-teens, and young adults content, we have listened to the community and our wide variety of books now include the most current best sellers.


The Little Boho Bookstore Information Updated: 2020-06-20

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