Bookstores in the United States that Specialize in Black Literature

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Smith & Hannon Book Store
1405 Vine St
Cincinnati, OH 45202

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Phone: (513) 641-2700
Store Hours: Sun & Mon Closed, Tue to Sat 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Opened: 2003
Since 2003, Smith & Hannon currently stands as the ONLY black-owned bookstore in the Cincinnati area. Located in downtown Cincinnati on Vine Street, the store is owned by retired educator Joyce Smith and focuses on spotlighting African American authors, but features various authors and genres. The store features Book Signings and Storytelling.

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