Black Owned Bookstores in the United States

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113 Black Owned Bookstores Found (sorted by state, city, name)


Photo of Homecoming Coffee & Books1 – Homecoming Coffee & Books
3112 Ensley 5 Points
W Birmingham, AL 35208
Owner/Proprietor: Yvette
Phone: (205) 549-3523
Email: homecomingcoffee@yahoo.com
Opened in: 2021
Last updated: 2021-08-23 (243)

Photo of Pyramid Art, Books & Custom Framing2 – Pyramid Art, Books & Custom Framing
1001 Wright Avenue, Suite C
Little Rock, AR 72206
Owner/Proprietor: Garbo Hearne
Phone: 501-372-5824
Email: pyramidartbooks@gmail.com
Opened in: 1988
Last updated: 2020-12-18 (7)

Photo of Grassrootz Book and Juice Bar3 – Grassrootz Book and Juice Bar
1145 E Washington St
Phoenix, AZ 85034
Owner/Proprietor: M. Ali Nervis
Phone: 480-442-0293
Email: grassrootzbooks@gmail.com
Last updated: 2020-08-23 (222)

Photo of Nubian Nook4 – Nubian Nook
Court Street Hamilton
Bermuda, BM
Owner/Proprietor: Rosheena Beek
Phone: 1 441-516-8258
Email: mommysays@yahoo.com
Opened in: 2017
Last updated: 2017-05-19 (174)

Photo of Smiley’s Bookstore5 – Smiley’s Bookstore
940 East Dominguez Suite K
Carson, CA 90746
Owner/Proprietor:
Phone: (310) 324-8444
Email: info@SmileysBooks.org
Opened in: 1993
Last updated: 0000-00-00 (13)

Photo of Shades of Afrika Bookstore6 – Shades of Afrika Bookstore
1001 E 4th St.
Long Beach , CA 90802
Owner/Proprietor: Sista Renee Quarles
Phone: (562) 436-2210
Email: shadesofafrika@gmail.com
Opened in: 1994
Last updated: 2014-04-06 (140)

Photo of Eso Won Bookstore7 – Eso Won Bookstore
4327 Degnan Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90008
Owner/Proprietor: James Fugate and Thomas Hamilton
Phone: (323) 290-1048
Email: jmfugate@msn.com
Opened in: 1990
Last updated: 2014-03-19 (4)

Photo of Malik Books8 – Malik Books
3650 W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd Ste 245
Los Angeles, CA 90008
Owner/Proprietor: Malik and April
Phone: (323) 389-8040
Email: malik@malikbooks.com
Opened in: 1990
Last updated: 2020-10-29 (227)

Photo of Reparations Club9 – Reparations Club
3054 S. Victoria Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90016
Owner/Proprietor: Jazzi McGilbert
Phone: 323-591-0012
Email: info@reparations.club
Opened in: 2019
Last updated: 2020-11-18 (228)

Photo of Word of Life Christian Bookstores10 – Word of Life Christian Bookstores
6321 West Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90043
Owner/Proprietor: Jonathan Curtiss
Phone: 323-295-8223
Email: jon@shopwordoflife.com
Opened in: 1961
Last updated: 2020-11-23 (214)

Photo of Marcus Books (Oakland)11 – Marcus Books (Oakland)
3900 Martin Luther King Jr. Way
Oakland, CA 94609
Owner/Proprietor: Johnson Family
Phone: (510) 652-2344
Email: info@marcusbooksoakland.com
Opened in: 1960
Last updated: 2017-06-05 (12)

Photo of D3 Comic Book Spot12 – D3 Comic Book Spot
2148 Hilltop Mall Rd
Richmond, CA 94806
Owner/Proprietor: Darren Macon
Phone: 510-283-5051
Email: d3comicbookspot@yahoo.com
Opened in: 2015
Last updated: 2020-11-18 (211)

Photo of The Multicultural Children's Book Store13 – The Multicultural Children's Book Store
1116 Hilltop Mall Drive
Richmond, CA 94806
Owner/Proprietor: Tamara
Phone: (510) 422-5304
Email: multiculturalbookstore@gmail.com
Opened in: 2019
Last updated: 2020-02-04 (206)

Photo of Carol’s Books14 – Carol’s Books
1913 Del Paso Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95815
Owner/Proprietor: Carol
Phone: (916) 646-6525
Email: hello@carolsbookstore.com
Opened in: 2017
Last updated: 2020-11-25 (9)

Photo of Underground Books15 – Underground Books
2814 35th Street
Sacramento, CA 95817
Owner/Proprietor: “Mother Rose”
Phone: 916-737-3333
Email: gwest@underground-books.com
Opened in: 2002
Last updated: 2017-02-02 (110)

Photo of Ashay by the Bay16 – Ashay by the Bay
157 Albatrosse Way
Vallejo, CA 94589
Owner/Proprietor: Deborah Day
Phone: 1-844-543-7732
Email: ashaybythebayceo@gmail.com
Opened in: 2017
Last updated: 2021-01-26 (175)

Photo of The Key Bookstore17 – The Key Bookstore
1429 Park St, Suite 214
Hartford, CT 06106
Owner/Proprietor: Khamani Harrison
Phone: 860-341-2865
Email: wisdom@keybookstore.com
Opened in: 2018
Last updated: 2020-10-29 (226)

Photo of People Get Ready18 – People Get Ready
119 Whalley Ave
New Haven, CT 06511
Owner/Proprietor: Delores & Lauren (Co-founders)
Phone: 203-446-2070
Email: info@peoplegetreadybooks.com
Opened in: 2019
Last updated: 2021-03-12 (236)

Photo of MahoganyBooks19 – MahoganyBooks
1231 Good Hope Rd SE
Washington, DC 20020
Owner/Proprietor: Derrick and Ramunda Young
Phone: 703-730-3873
Email: customerservice@mahoganybooks.com
Opened in: 2017
Last updated: 2017-11-23 (177)

Photo of Sankofa Video Books & Cafe20 – Sankofa Video Books & Cafe
2714 Georgia Ave.,NW
Washington, DC 20001
Owner/Proprietor: Shirikiana Gerima
Phone: 202-234-4755
Email: sankofa@gmail.com
Opened in: 1982
Last updated: 2012-03-24 (86)

Photo of Solid State Books21 – Solid State Books
600 H Street NE
Washington, DC
Owner/Proprietor: Jake and Scott
Phone: 202-897-4201
Email: orders@solidstatebooksdc.com
Opened in: 2017
Last updated: 2020-09-17 (223)

Photo of Loyalty (Petworth) Bookstore22 – Loyalty (Petworth) Bookstore
843 Upshur NW
Washington, DC, DC 20910
Owner/Proprietor: Hannah Oliver Depp
Phone: (240) 863-2087
Email: hannah@loyaltybookstores.com
Opened in: 2019
Last updated: 2020-04-17 (208)

Photo of MeJah Books & Crafts23 – MeJah Books & Crafts
Holly Oak Plaza, 2099A Philadelphia Pike
Claymont, DE 19703
Owner/Proprietor: Ms. Emlyn Q. DeGannes
Phone: 302-793-3424
Email: mejahinc@yahoo.com
Opened in: 2000
Last updated: 2016-03-07 (16)

Photo of Chez Alpha Books24 – Chez Alpha Books
Behind YumYums-Ouakam
Cite Africa Dakar, Senegal, DKR
Owner/Proprietor: Angela Franklin-Faye
Phone: +221 33 8206359
Email: maizie@chezalphabks.com
Opened in: 2011
Last updated: 2019-11-09 (203)

Photo of Pyramid Books25 – Pyramid Books

Boynton Beach, FL
Owner/Proprietor: Denise & Shaka Akbar
Phone: 561-731-4422
Email: pyramidbks@aol.com
Opened in: 1993
Last updated: 2020-11-18 (91)

Photo of Sugar Plum and Grumbling Growler Bookshop26 – Sugar Plum and Grumbling Growler Bookshop
709 Lucerne Ave
Lake Worth, FL 33460
Owner/Proprietor: Tanya Acker
Phone: 305-796-6684
Email: Info@spandgg.com
Opened in: 2018
Last updated: 2021-06-23 (237)

Photo of DARE Books27 – DARE Books
245 N. U.S. Highway 17-92
Longwood, FL 32750
Owner/Proprietor: Desmond A. Reid
Phone: 407-673-3273
Email: DesmondR@darebooks.com
Opened in: 1982
Last updated: 2020-12-18 (118)

Photo of Best Richardson African Diaspora Literature & Culture Museum28 – Best Richardson African Diaspora Literature & Culture Museum
30-A St. George Street
St. Augustine, FL 32084
Owner/Proprietor: Skip Richardson, and Gigi Best-Richardson
Phone: (904) 317-8255
Email: bradlcmuseum@gmail.com
Opened in: 1997
Last updated: 2021-09-25 (193)

Photo of Cultured Books29 – Cultured Books
833 22nd St. S.
St. Petersburg, FL 33712
Owner/Proprietor: Lorielle J. Hollaway
Phone: (727) 328-4822
Email: stpetereads@culturedbooks.com
Opened in: 2017
Last updated: 2017-12-18 (181)

Photo of Présence Africaine30 – Présence Africaine
25 bis rue des Ecoles 75005
Paris, FR 75005
Owner/Proprietor:
Phone: +33 (0)1 43 54 15 88
Email: presaf@club-internet.fr
Opened in: 1949
Last updated: 2019-07-27 (196)

Photo of 44th & 3rd Bookseller31 – 44th & 3rd Bookseller
Entra West End 451 Lee Street SW, Unit B
Atlanta, GA 30310
Owner/Proprietor: Warren, Cheryl, and Allyce Lee
Phone: (678) 692-6519
Email:
Opened in: 2017
Last updated: 2021-11-09 (246)

Photo of Book Boutique32 – Book Boutique
260 18th Street Suite 10110
Atlanta, GA 30363
Owner/Proprietor: Store Manager: Kiera Northington, Owners: Rodney Daniel and Monique S. Hall
Phone: 404-249-9906
Email: bookboutiqueatl@gmail.com
Opened in: 2018
Last updated: 2020-11-23 (182)

Photo of For Keeps Bookstore33 – For Keeps Bookstore
171 Auburn Ave NE, Unit H1
Atlanta, GA 30303
Owner/Proprietor:
Phone:
Email:
Opened in: 2019
Last updated: 2020-11-25 (198)

Photo of Medu Bookstore, Greenbriar Mall34 – Medu Bookstore, Greenbriar Mall
2841 Greenbriar Parkway
Atlanta, GA 30331
Owner/Proprietor: Nia Damali
Phone: 404-346-3263
Email: nia@medubooks.com
Opened in: 1989
Last updated: 2014-03-19 (22)

Photo of Shrine of the Black Madonna (Atlanta)35 – Shrine of the Black Madonna (Atlanta)
946 Ralph D. Abernathy Blvd SW
Atlanta, GA 30310
Owner/Proprietor: Aminika Covington
Phone: 404-549-8676
Email: buyer@shrinebookstore.com
Opened in: 1975
Last updated: 2021-09-15 (25)

Photo of The Listening Tree36 – The Listening Tree
2308 Candler Rd.
Decatur, GA 30032
Owner/Proprietor: Omar and Kimberly Finley
Phone:
Email: listeningtreebooks@gmail.com
Opened in: 2014
Last updated: 2019-11-08 (204)

Photo of Black Dot Cultural Center37 – Black Dot Cultural Center
6984 Main St.
Lithonia, GA 30058
Owner/Proprietor: Adigun Kazemde Ajamu
Phone: 404-519-8107
Email: info@blackdotcc.com
Opened in: 2017
Last updated: 2018-12-13 (191)

Photo of All Things Inspiration Giftique38 – All Things Inspiration Giftique
1400 Veterans Memorial Highway SE, Suite 140
Mableton, GA 30126
Owner/Proprietor: LaVonya Tensley
Phone: 678-671-0270
Email: help@allthingsinspirationgift.com
Opened in: 2019
Last updated: 2020-11-18 (201)

Photo of NuBian Books39 – NuBian Books
1540 Southlak Pkwy, Ste 7A
Morrow, GA 30260
Owner/Proprietor: Marcus Williams.
Phone: 678-422-6120
Email: marcus3x@yahoo.com
Opened in: 1999
Last updated: 2014-03-19 (24)

Photo of House Of Pages Bookstore40 – House Of Pages Bookstore
6035 Peachtree Pkwy, Ste A
Peachtree Corners, GA 30092
Owner/Proprietor: Jamillah
Phone: (470) 246-7087
Email: houseofpagesatl@gmail.com
Opened in: 2021
Last updated: 2021-05-16 (240)

Photo of Soul Book Nook Book Store41 – Soul Book Nook Book Store
110 East 4th Street
Waterloo, IA 50703
Owner/Proprietor: Amber Collins
Phone: (319) 232-2188
Email: l@thesoulbooknookllc.com
Opened in: 2020
Last updated: 2021-01-18 (233)

Photo of Da Book Joint42 – Da Book Joint
2311 E. 71 St
Chicago, IL
Owner/Proprietor: Verlean Singletary
Phone: 773-655-3146
Email: verlean@dabookjoint.com
Opened in: 2007
Last updated: 2014-03-21 (124)

Photo of Frontline Books & Kultural Emporium43 – Frontline Books & Kultural Emporium
5206 S Harper Ave
Chicago, IL 60615
Owner/Proprietor: Sekou
Phone: (773) 288-7718
Email: info@frontlinebookpublishing.com
Opened in: 1987
Last updated: 2014-03-14 (136)

Photo of Semicolon Bookstore & Gallery44 – Semicolon Bookstore & Gallery
515 N Halsted St
Chicago, IL 60642
Owner/Proprietor: DL Mullen
Phone: 312-877-5170
Email: info@semicolonchi.com
Opened in: 2019
Last updated: 2019-09-11 (199)

Photo of The Underground Bookstore45 – The Underground Bookstore
1727 E. 87th Street
Chicago, IL 60617
Owner/Proprietor:
Phone: 773-768-8869
Email: TheUndergroundBookstore@gmail.com
Opened in: 1992
Last updated: 2014-03-19 (121)

Photo of Afriware Books, Co46 – Afriware Books, Co
1701 S. 1st Ave., Suite 503
Maywood, IL 60153
Owner/Proprietor: Nzingha Nommo
Phone: 708-223-8081
Email: afriwarebooks@afriwarebooks.com
Opened in: 1993
Last updated: 2015-12-13 (27)

Photo of Beyond Barcodes Bookstore47 – Beyond Barcodes Bookstore
108 N. Main St.
Kokomo, IN 46901
Owner/Proprietor: DeAndra Beard
Phone: (765) 201-0383
Email: beyondborderslanguage@gmail.com
Last updated: 2020-11-25 (217)

Photo of The Brain Lair Bookstore48 – The Brain Lair Bookstore
714 E Jefferson Blvd
South Bend, IN 46617
Owner/Proprietor: Kathy M Burnette, Book Dean
Phone: 574-400-5572
Email: info@thebrainlair.com
Opened in: 2018
Last updated: 2018-07-06 (190)

Photo of Bookophilia49 – Bookophilia
92 Hope Road
Kingston, JA
Owner/Proprietor: David Thomas
Phone: 1 876-978-5248
Email: info@bookophilia.com
Opened in: 2008
Last updated: 2016-03-27 (163)

Photo of The Wild Fig Books50 – The Wild Fig Books
726 N. Limestone
Lexington, KY 40508
Owner/Proprietor: cooperatively-owned
Phone: 859-739-3207
Email: wildfigworkercooperative@gmail.com
Opened in: 2011
Last updated: 2021-04-04 (89)

Photo of Umoja Books and Products51 – Umoja Books and Products
1006 Surrey Street
Lafayette, LA 70501
Owner/Proprietor: Michael Malveaux
Phone: 337-781-5758
Email: umojabooksandproducts@yahoo.com
Opened in: 2002
Last updated: 2020-11-18 (229)

Photo of Baldwin & Co. Coffee & Bookstore52 – Baldwin & Co. Coffee & Bookstore
1030 Elysian Fields Ave
New Orleans, LA 70117
Owner/Proprietor: DJ Johnson
Phone: (504) 354 - 1741
Email: info@baldwinandcobooks.com
Opened in: 2021
Last updated: 2021-03-08 (235)

Photo of Community Book Center53 – Community Book Center
2523 Bayou Road
New Orleans, LA 70119
Owner/Proprietor: Vera Warren-Williams
Phone: 504-948-7323
Email: readcbc@gmail.com
Opened in: 1983
Last updated: 2014-03-19 (34)

Photo of New Beacon Books54 – New Beacon Books
76 Stroud Green Road
United Kingdom, LN N4 3EN
Owner/Proprietor:
Phone: +44 20 7272 4889
Email: newbeaconbooksuk@gmail.com
Opened in: 1966
Last updated: 2019-07-27 (195)

Photo of The Jazzhole55 – The Jazzhole
168 Awolowo Road
Ikoyi, LOS
Owner/Proprietor: Kunle Tejuosho
Phone: +234 706 064 8580
Email: jazzhole@glendorabooks.net
Opened in: 1991
Last updated: 2019-11-10 (205)

Photo of Frugal Bookstore56 – Frugal Bookstore
57 Warren Street Roxbury, MA 02119
Roxbury, MA 02119
Owner/Proprietor: Leonard Egerton
Phone: 617-541-1722
Email: frugal_books@yahoo.com
Last updated: 2019-11-17 (119)

Photo of Olive Tree Books-n-Voices57 – Olive Tree Books-n-Voices
97 Hancock Street
Springfield, MA 01109
Owner/Proprietor: Zee Johnson
Phone: 413-737-6400
Email: olivetreebooks@msn.com
Opened in: 2004
Last updated: 2020-11-18 (42)

Photo of Everyone’s Place58 – Everyone’s Place
1356 W. North Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21217
Owner/Proprietor:
Phone: 410-728-0877
Email: everyonesplacestore@gmail.com
Opened in: 1986
Last updated: 2020-11-18 (35)

Photo of Vision Christian Bookstore59 – Vision Christian Bookstore
10398 Piscataway Road
Clinton, MD 20735
Owner/Proprietor: Robert & Cheryl Woodard
Phone: 301-234-0035
Email: armorofgod@comcaat.net
Opened in: 2011
Last updated: 2017-12-21 (183)

Photo of Wisdom Book Center60 – Wisdom Book Center
5116 Liberty Heights Ave.
Gwynn Oak, MD 21207
Owner/Proprietor: Bro. Tehuti & Bro. Elliot
Phone: (410) 664-1946
Email: wisdombookcenter@verizon.net
Opened in: 1997
Last updated: 2016-01-27 (162)

Photo of Loyalty Books61 – Loyalty Books
823 Ellsworth Drive
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Owner/Proprietor: Hannah Oliver Depp
Phone: 443-466-6773
Email: hannah@loyaltybookstores.com
Opened in: 2019
Last updated: 2020-04-17 (207)

Photo of Shrine of the Black Madonna (Detroit)62 – Shrine of the Black Madonna (Detroit)
13535 Livernois Ave
Detroit, MI 48238
Owner/Proprietor: Nkenge Bishop Abi
Phone: 313-491-0777
Email: anika@shinebookstore.com
Opened in: 1978
Last updated: 2021-09-15 (43)

Photo of Source Booksellers63 – Source Booksellers
4240 Cass Ave Suite 105
Detroit, MI 48201
Owner/Proprietor: Janet Jones
Phone: 313-832-1155
Email: info@sourcebooksdetroit.com
Opened in: 1989
Last updated: 2014-06-03 (146)

Photo of Nandi’s Knowledge Cafe64 – Nandi’s Knowledge Cafe
71 Oakman Blvd
Highland Park, MI 48203
Owner/Proprietor: Nandi
Phone: (313) 865-1288
Email:
Last updated: 2020-11-18 (152)

Photo of Detroit Book City65 – Detroit Book City
24361 Greenfield Rd, Ste. 305
Southfield, MI 48075
Owner/Proprietor: Janeice & Reginald Haynes
Phone: (248) 993-3844
Email: janeice@detroitbookcity.com
Opened in: 2016
Last updated: 2020-11-19 (180)

Photo of Black Stone Bookstore & Cultural Center66 – Black Stone Bookstore & Cultural Center
214 W. Michigan Ave
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
Owner/Proprietor: Kip Johnson and Carlos Franklin
Phone: (734) 961-7376
Email: info.blackstoneproject@gmail.com
Opened in: 2013
Last updated: 2020-06-07 (134)

Photo of Willa’s Books & Vinyl67 – Willa’s Books & Vinyl
1734 E 63rd Street
Kansas City, MO 64110
Owner/Proprietor: Willa Robinson
Phone: (816) 419-1051
Email: willasbooks@gmail.com
Opened in: 1994
Last updated: 2020-07-29 (220)

Photo of Progressive Emporium & Education Center68 – Progressive Emporium & Education Center
1108 North Sarah Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63113
Owner/Proprietor:
Phone: (314) 875-9277
Email: progressiveemporium@yahoo.com
Last updated: 2020-11-25 (144)

Photo of EyeSeeMe69 – EyeSeeMe
7827 Olive Blvd
University City, MO 63130
Owner/Proprietor: Pamela & Jeffrey Blair
Phone: (314) 349-1122
Email: customerservice@eyeseeme.com
Opened in: 2015
Last updated: 2020-11-25 (161)

Photo of Louise Marshall’s Book Store70 – Louise Marshall’s Book Store
618 N Farish St, Jackson
Jackson, MS 39202
Owner/Proprietor:
Phone: (601) 355-5335
Email:
Last updated: 2020-11-25 (230)

Photo of Rofhiwa Book Café71 – Rofhiwa Book Café
406 S Driver St
Durham, NC , NC 27703
Owner/Proprietor: Tumi Makhubele (Founder) Naledi Yaziyo (Curator)
Phone: (919) 391-8945
Email: info@rofhiwabooks.com
Opened in: 2021
Last updated: 2021-05-18 (239)

Photo of The Little Boho Bookstore72 – The Little Boho Bookstore
164a Broadway
Bayonne, NJ 07002
Owner/Proprietor: Sandra Dear & Rod Johnson
Phone: 2012584499
Email: info@thelittlebohobookshop.com
Opened in: 2017
Last updated: 2020-06-20 (218)

Photo of La Unique African American Books & Cultural Center73 – La Unique African American Books & Cultural Center
111 N 6th St.
Camden, NJ 08102
Owner/Proprietor: Larry Miles
Phone: (856) 338-1958
Email: launiquebooks@gmail.com
Opened in: 1992
Last updated: 2014-04-30 (143)

Photo of Ida’s Bookshop74 – Ida’s Bookshop
734 Haddon Ave.
Collingswood, NJ 08108
Owner/Proprietor: Jeannine Cook
Phone:
Email: info@harriettsbookshop.com
Opened in: 2021
Last updated: 2021-08-20 (242)

Photo of Source of Knowledge75 – Source of Knowledge
867 Broad St
Newark, NJ 07102
Owner/Proprietor: Dexter George
Phone: (973) 824-2556
Email: sourceofknowledge867@yahoo.com
Opened in: 1998
Last updated: 2019-12-19 (157)

Photo of The Lit. Bar76 – The Lit. Bar
131 Alexander Avenue (btwn 134th St. & Bruckner Blvd)
Bronx, NY 10454
Owner/Proprietor: Noëlle Santos
Phone: (347) 955-3610
Email: thebronxreads@thelitbar.com
Opened in: 2019
Last updated: 2019-08-02 (197)

Photo of Cafe con Libros77 – Cafe con Libros
724 Prospect Place
Brooklyn, NY 11216
Owner/Proprietor: Kalima DeSuze
Phone: 347-460-2838
Email: info@cafeconlibrosbk.com
Opened in: 2017
Last updated: 2018-02-02 (186)

Photo of Zawadi Books78 – Zawadi Books
1382 Jefferson Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14208
Owner/Proprietor: Kenneth and Sharon Holley
Phone: (716) 903-6740
Email: holleykenneth@yahoo.com
Opened in: 2012
Last updated: 2020-11-25 (150)

Photo of Grandma’s Place79 – Grandma’s Place
84 West 120th Street
Harlem, NY 10027
Owner/Proprietor: Grandma Dawn
Phone: (212) 360-6776
Email: grandmasplaceinc@gmail.com
Opened in: 2009
Last updated: 2015-01-25 (154)

Photo of Blenheim Hill Books80 – Blenheim Hill Books
698 Main Street, Suite A
Hobart, NY 13788
Owner/Proprietor: Cheryl Clarke Barbara Balliet &
Phone: 607-538-9222
Email: blenheimbooks1@gmail.com
Opened in: 2005
Last updated: 2017-03-10 (172)

Photo of Becoming Gods Answer Bookstore81 – Becoming Gods Answer Bookstore
1832 Madison Ave (between 119th and 120th st)
New York, NY 10035
Owner/Proprietor: Carla Brown - Chief Operating Officer
Phone: 646-215-6119
Email: bgab@bethelga.org
Last updated: 2014-03-19 (102)

Photo of Sister’s Uptown Bookstore82 – Sister’s Uptown Bookstore
1942 Amsterdam Avenue (at 156th Street)
New York, NY 10032
Owner/Proprietor: Janifer P. Wilson
Phone: 212-862-3680
Email: info@sistersuptownbookstore.com
Opened in: 2000
Last updated: 2014-03-19 (58)

Photo of Mood Makers Books & Art Gallery Village Gate Square83 – Mood Makers Books & Art Gallery Village Gate Square
274 N. Goodman St.
Rochester, NY 14607
Owner/Proprietor:
Phone: 877.223.1730
Email: info@moodmakersbooks.com
Opened in: 1994
Last updated: 2014-03-19 (56)

Photo of Smith & Hannon Book Store84 – Smith & Hannon Book Store
1405 Vine St
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Owner/Proprietor:
Phone: (513) 641-2700
Email: info@smithandhannonbookstore.com
Opened in: 2003
Last updated: 2021-10-28 (200)

Photo of A Cultural Exchange85 – A Cultural Exchange
12624 Larchmere Blvd.
Cleveland, OH 44120
Owner/Proprietor: Deborah McHamm
Phone: 216-229-8300
Email: info@aculturalexchange.org
Opened in: 1991
Last updated: 2014-03-19 (64)

Photo of Black Art Plus86 – Black Art Plus
43 Parsons Ave.
Columbus, OH 43215
Owner/Proprietor: Mike Miller
Phone: 614-469-9980
Email: blackartplus@att.net
Opened in: 1987
Last updated: 2014-03-19 (62)

Photo of Nappy Roots Books87 – Nappy Roots Books
3705 Springlake Drive
Oklahoma City, OK 73111
Owner/Proprietor: Landry Camille
Phone: 405-896-0203
Email: nappyrootsbooks@gmail.com
Opened in: 2018
Last updated: 2021-08-02 (212)

Photo of Black Wall Street Bookstore88 – Black Wall Street Bookstore
101 N Greenwood Avenue
Tulsa, OK 74120
Owner/Proprietor: Troy Johnson
Phone: 347-692-2522
Email: troy@aalbc.com
Opened in: 2021
Last updated: 2021-04-28 (238)

Photo of Fulton Street Books & Coffee89 – Fulton Street Books & Coffee
210 W Latimer Street
Tulsa, OK 74106
Owner/Proprietor: Onikah Asamoa-Caesar
Phone: 918-932-8646
Email: info@fultonstreet918.com
Opened in: 2020
Last updated: 2020-06-09 (213)

Photo of Knowledge Bookstore90 – Knowledge Bookstore
177 Queen Street West
Brampton, ON L6Y 1M5
Owner/Proprietor:
Phone: 905-459-9875
Email: sales@knowledgebookstore.com
Last updated: 2014-12-08 (153)

Photo of Third Eye Books Accessories and Gifts91 – Third Eye Books Accessories and Gifts
3439 SE Hawthorne Blvd #324
Portland, OR 97214
Owner/Proprietor: Michelle Lewis Charles Hannah
Phone: 503-688-7008
Email: sales@thirdeyebag.com
Opened in: 2019
Last updated: 2020-10-04 (225)

Photo of The Black Reserve Bookstore92 – The Black Reserve Bookstore
317 W. Main St., Suite #3
Lansdale, PA 19446
Owner/Proprietor: Shaykh Anwar Muhammad
Phone: 267-221-3090
Email: theblackreservebookstore@gmail.com
Opened in: 2017
Last updated: 2020-11-23 (188)

Photo of Hakim’s Bookstore and Gift Shop93 – Hakim’s Bookstore and Gift Shop
210 S 52nd St
Philadelphia, PA 19139
Owner/Proprietor:
Phone: (215) 474-9495
Email: bookstorehakims@gmail.com
Opened in: 1959
Last updated: 2014-03-19 (70)

Photo of Harriett’s Bookshop94 – Harriett’s Bookshop
258 E. Girard Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19125
Owner/Proprietor: Jeannine Cook
Phone:
Email: info@harriettsbookshop.com
Opened in: 2020
Last updated: 2020-04-17 (209)

Photo of Uncle Bobbie’s Coffee & Books95 – Uncle Bobbie’s Coffee & Books
5445 Germantown Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19144
Owner/Proprietor: Marc Lamont Hill
Phone: (215) 403-7058
Email: info@unclebobbies.com
Opened in: 2017
Last updated: 2017-11-27 (178)

Photo of The Tiny Bookstore96 – The Tiny Bookstore
1130 Perry Highway, Suite 106
Pittsburgh, PA 15237
Owner/Proprietor: Lea Bickerton & Bill Bickerton
Phone: 412-585-2651
Email: info@tinybookspgh.com
Opened in: 2018
Last updated: 2020-06-15 (215)

Photo of Turning Page Bookshop97 – Turning Page Bookshop
216 Saint James Ave Ste F
Goose Creek, SC 29445
Owner/Proprietor: VaLinda Miller
Phone: 843-501-7223
Email: info@turningpagebookshop.com
Opened in: 2019
Last updated: 2020-11-18 (194)

Photo of Malcolm X Center for Self-Determination 98 – Malcolm X Center for Self-Determination
321 W. Antrim Drive
Greenville, SC 29606
Owner/Proprietor: Efia Nwangaza
Phone: (864) 239-0470
Email: wmxp955@gmail.com
Opened in: 1991
Last updated: 2014-06-28 (149)

Photo of The African Place99 – The African Place
581 N 3rd St
Memphis, TN 38105
Owner/Proprietor:
Phone: (901) 524-0800
Email: theafricanplace@aol.com
Opened in: 1999
Last updated: 0000-00-00 (158)

Photo of Alkebu-Lan Images Bookstore & Gift Shop100 – Alkebu-Lan Images Bookstore & Gift Shop
2721 Jefferson Street
Nashville, TN 37208
Owner/Proprietor: Yusef Harris
Phone: 615-321-4111
Email: alkebulanimages@gmail.com
Opened in: 1986
Last updated: 2015-01-07 (73)

Photo of Black Pearl Books101 – Black Pearl Books
4803 Burnet Rd.
Austin, TX 78756
Owner/Proprietor: Katrina Brooks
Phone:
Email: blackpearlatx@gmail.com
Opened in: 2020
Last updated: 2020-11-25 (232)

Photo of Pan-African Connection102 – Pan-African Connection
4466 S. Marsalis Ave
Dallas, TX 75216
Owner/Proprietor: Akwete Tyehimba (CEO)
Phone: 214-943-8262
Email: panafric@airmail.net
Opened in: 1989
Last updated: 2014-03-19 (96)

Photo of Enda’s Booktique103 – Enda’s Booktique
428 N. Main Street
Duncanville, TX 75116
Owner/Proprietor: E Jean Pemberton Jones
Phone: 972-460-6362
Email: endasbooktique@gmail.com
Opened in: 2019
Last updated: 2020-11-21 (210)

Photo of The Dock Bookshop104 – The Dock Bookshop
6637 Meadowbrook Dr.
Fort Worth, TX 76112
Owner/Proprietor: Donna Craddock & Donya Craddock
Phone: 817-457-5700
Email: thedockbookshop@gmail.com
Opened in: 2008
Last updated: 2021-06-16 (6)

Photo of African Imports Houston105 – African Imports Houston
12300 North Fwy Ste 147 Greenspoint Mall
Houston, TX 77060
Owner/Proprietor: Obi
Phone: (281) 875-0056
Email: donbasel@yahoo.com
Opened in: 1997
Last updated: 2014-03-21 (131)

Photo of Kindred Stories106 – Kindred Stories
2304 Stuart Street
Houston, TX 77004
Owner/Proprietor: Terri Hamm
Phone: (713) 396-2396
Email: terri@kindredstorieshtx.com
Opened in: 2021
Last updated: 2021-10-13 (245)

Photo of Shrine of the Black Madonna (Houston)107 – Shrine of the Black Madonna (Houston)
5309 Martin Luther King Blvd
Houston, TX 77021
Owner/Proprietor: Nailah Nelson, Executive Director
Phone: 832-408-1071
Email: nailah@shrinebookstore.com
Opened in: 1986
Last updated: 2019-09-15 (80)

Photo of Harambee Books and Artworks108 – Harambee Books and Artworks
1132 Prince Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Owner/Proprietor:
Phone: 703-299-2591
Email: info@harambeebooks.org
Opened in: 2016
Last updated: 2018-02-05 (187)

Photo of Urban Moon Books: The Indie Author Outlet109 – Urban Moon Books: The Indie Author Outlet
Chesapeake Square Mall, 4200 Portsmouth Blvd
Chesapeake, VA 23321
Owner/Proprietor: Fanita Pendleton
Phone: 757-465-3858
Email: urbanmoonbooksandmore@gmail.com
Opened in: 2016
Last updated: 2016-05-26 (167)

Photo of Books and Crannies110 – Books and Crannies
50 E Church St Ste 4
Martinsville, VA 24112
Owner/Proprietor: DeShanta Hairston
Phone: 276-403-4380
Email: staff@booksandcranniesva.com
Opened in: 2016
Last updated: 2020-06-24 (219)

Photo of House of Consciousness111 – House of Consciousness
633 West 35th Street
Norfolk, VA 23508
Owner/Proprietor: Andrea Winston
Phone: 757-314-1943
Email: hocbookstore@gmail.com
Opened in: 1986
Last updated: 2020-11-18 (137)

Photo of Positive Vibes112 – Positive Vibes
6220 B Indian River Rd.
Virginia Beach, VA 23464
Owner/Proprietor: A Partnership
Phone: 757-523-1399
Email: bhewitt985@aol.com
Opened in: 1992
Last updated: 2014-03-19 (82)

Photo of Mahogany Gallery & Cultural Center113 – Mahogany Gallery & Cultural Center
1422 Washington Avenue
Rancine, WI 53403
Owner/Proprietor: Scott Terry
Phone: (262) 865-7971
Email: mahoganygalleryinfo@gmail.com
Opened in: 2020
Last updated: 2021-01-25 (234)

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