Bookstores in the United States that Specialize in Black Literature

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Strive Bookstore
IDS Center, 80 South 8th Street, Suite 254
Minneapolis, MN 55402

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Owner/Proprietor: Mary Taris, Owner
Phone: 763-270-5738
Store Hours: Tuesday — Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Opened: 2022

In the center of downtown Minneapolis with a thriving literary scene, the Strive Bookstore is a community-informed space that celebrates and supports local Black authors and promotes multicultural literary events. The company also publishes books, Strive Publishing.

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