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Last of Philly's Black-Owned Bookstores Looking for a Comeback


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“At Hakim’s Bookstore in West Philadelphia, there are signs of life for what is believed to be the oldest black-owned bookstore in the country. Only a couple of years ago, the store was near death’s door.” Read the rest of Valerie Russ’ article at The Philadelphia Daily News. #readingblack


Yvonne Blake took over Hakim’s Bookstore  (credit) GENEVA HEFFERNAN / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER
Yvonne Blake took over Hakim’s Bookstore (Photos credit: Geneva Heffername)

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