Bookstores in the United States that Specialize in Black Literature

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Reader’s Block
2420 Main Street, Suite 7
Stratford, CT 06615

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Owner/Proprietor: Tondrea Mabins
Phone: 203-345-3298
Store Hours: Tues - Fri 6 p.m. - 9 p.m., Sat 1 p.m. - 8 p.m., Sun 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Opened: 2021
Black Woman owned indie bookshop bringing culture to the community through books. Where people come for a cure.

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