Bookstores in the United States that Specialize in Black Literature

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The Printed Word
5901 Churchland Blvd
Portsmouth, VA 23703

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Owner/Proprietor: Tera Alston, Owmer
Phone: 757-392-7991
Store Hours: Mon to Fri 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.; Sat 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. and Sun 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Opened: 2022
Independent black owned bookstore specializing in new and pre-loved books. Promoting kids literary and helping kids build a personal library one book at a time.
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