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    1. Black Literature

      This forum, once known as “Thumper’s Corner,” was named for Thumper, a popular contributor who also led our online reading group, The Coffee Will Make You Black, for more than a decade.

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    2. Culture, Race & Economy

      This board's purpose is to facilitate the exchange of opinions, ideas, facts, and information as it relates to Black people. This forum is also known as “Cyniques’ Corner,” named for our most important contributor.

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    3. Bloggers Helping Bloggers

      Bloggers working together to help each other increase readership, traffic, revenue, or any measure by which we define success. See Huria Search: https://aalbc.com/huria/

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    4. The Poetree

      You are encouraged to express your opinions, post poems, or any information related to poetry.  The Poetree, forum was named by the forum's first moderator,  Poetess Sister Shiree Sarana .

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    5. Post Your Press Release Here

      Post your publishing industry related press releases here. We are happy to read new book notifications, author tour, and event announcements. We use information shared here in our monthly eNewsletter and elsewhere on the AALBC.com.

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  2. Admin Stuff, AALBC.com Questions & Messages from Troy (AALBC.com's founder & webmaster)

    1. Website Feedback

      Please share any feedback, comments, or critiques you have about any aspect of AALBC.com’s website. We’ll read all the comments and do what I can to make AALB.com the best site it can be—thanks to your help.

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    2. Discussion Board Legal Disclaimer

      Before you start using our Discussion Boards, please read this Legal Disclaimer and our Privacy Policy.

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    3. The "Legacy" Discussion Boards

      Information Regarding the "legacy" Discussion Forums (2002 to 2010)

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  3. Club Forums

    1. #readingblack Strategies

      Things we can do to better support and patronize indie authors and booksellers

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    2. #readingblack Ways to Share

      Images and other ways you can help promote the #readingblack movement.  You are encourage to create and share ideas of your own.

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    3. #readingblack Amazon ☹

      Amazon poses a threat to independent booksellers and they are not going away anytime soon.  As Amazon continue to gain near monopolistic power we must devise ways to continue to thrive.  Here we share articles to help understand what Amazon is doing and how we can adapt.

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    5. #readingblack Black-Owned Bookstores

      Patronizing these booksellers help support the authors you enjoy, or have yet to discover, and the publishers who produce their work.

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    6. #readingblack Articles

      Please share articles related to bookselling or #readingblack.

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    7. The Coffee WIll Make You Black Book Club Monthly Discussions

      This is where we discuss each book on our reading list each month. 

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