SEPTEMBER’S PICKS:
Disability Visibility and 
Capitalism & Disability



Black-owned Bookstores


Support our bookstore partners! Find below a directory of bookstores, as well as bookstores that we partner directly with for book club meetups around the country.



Black-Owned & POC-Owned Bookstores Across the U.S. and World


This list is incomplete! Please email us if you’d like to add one to the list, or if any links are incorrect. List originally sourced from @blacklitbookclub, Literary Hub, Refinery29, and our Instagram post.

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Reparations Club
Official book club partner
They always have this month’s picks!

Loving Me Books
Kizzy’s Books & More
Black Classic Press
Key Bookstore
The Literacy Shop
44th & 3rd
The Lifted Libary

Arizona
Phoenix
Grassrootz Bookstore
    Palabras Books

Arkansas
Little Rock
Pyramid Art Books & Custom Framing
   
California
LA
Eso Won Bookstore
Malik Books
Reparations Club
Long Beach
Shades of Afrika
Monterey
Old Capitol Books
Oakland
Marcus Books
Sacramento
Carol’s Books
Underground Books
Vallejo
Ashay by the Bay

Colorado
Denver
Shop at Matter

Connecticut
Saybrook
Burgundy Books
People Get Ready

D.C.
Mahogany Books
Loyalty Bookstore
Sankofa Video Books & Cafe
Solid State Books


Delaware
Claymont
MeJah Books, Inc.

Florida
Tampa
Best Richardson African Diaspora Literature & Culture Museum
St. Petersburg
Cultured Books
Longwood
Dare Books
Boynton Beach
Pyramid Books
Georgia
Atlanta
For Keeps Bookstore
Good Books
Medu Bookstore
Decatur
Brave + Kind Bookshop
The Listening Tree
Columbus
    Unique Euphony Publishing
Covington
Onyx Bookstore Cafe
Lithonia
Black Dot Cultural Center & Bookstore
Mableton
All Things Inspiration Giftique
Memphis
    The African Place
Morrow
NuBian Books
Rincon
Moore Books

Illinois
Chicago
Frontline Bookstore
Rose Café
Semicolon Bookstore & Gallery
The Underground Bookstore
Maywood
Afriware Books, Co

Indiana
Evansville
Akoma Novelties & Books
Kokomo
Beyond Barcodes Bookstore
South Bend
Brain Lair Books

Kentucky
Lexington
Wild Fig Books & Coffee

Louisiana
Baton Rouge
Between the Lines Bookstore
New Orleans
Community Book Center

Maryland
Baltimore
Everyone’s Place
Gwynn Oak
Wisdom Book Center
Silver Spring
Loyalty Bookstore   

Massachusetts
Boston
Frugal Book Store
Rockport
Susie’s Stories
Springfield
Olive Tree Books N Voices


Michigan
Ypsilanti
Black Stone Bookstore & Cultural Center
Detroit
Detroit Book City
Source Booksellers
Highland Park
Nandi’s Knowledge Cafe

Minnesota
    Black Garnet Books

Mississippi
Jackson
    Marshall Books
    phone: 601-355-5335
Laurel
Magnolia Tree Books

Missouri
Kansas City
Bliss Books & Wine
Willa’s Books and Vinyl
University City
EyeSeeMe

Nebraska
Omaha
Aframerican Bookstore

New Jersey
Camden
La Unique African American Books & Cultural Center
Newark
Source of Knowledge Book Store
    phone: 973-824-2556

New York
Buffalo
Zawadi Books
NYC
Cafe con Libros
The Lit Bar
Sisters Uptown Bookstore

North Carolina
Charlotte
Shelves
Greensboro
    Boomerang Book Shop

Ohio
Akron
Elizabeth’s Bookshop & Writing Centre
Cincinnati
Smith & Hannon Bookstore
Cleveland
A Cultural Exchange
Columbus
Alkebulan Ujaama Book Store
Oklahoma
Tulsa
Mocha Books
Fulton Street Books & Coffee

Oregon
Portland
    Third Eye Books

Pennsylvania
Lansdale
The Black Reserve Bookstore 
phone: 267-221-3090
Philadelphia
Books & Stuff
Harriet’s Bookshop
Hakim’s Bookstore
Uncle Bobbie’s Coffee & Books
Ross Township
The Tiny Bookstore

South Carolina
Goose Creek
Turning Page Bookshop

Tennessee
Nashville
Alkebu-Lan Images Bookstore

Texas
Austin
Black Pearl Books
Dallas
Pan-African Connection
Duncanville
Enda’s Booktique
Fort Worth
The Dock Bookshop
Houston
Phil and Paul’s Bookstore
Killeen
Black World Books

Virginia
Alexandria
Harambee Books
Chesapeake
Urban Moon Books
Martinsville
Books And Crannies
Norfolk
House Of Consciousness
Virginia Beach
Positive Vibes

Washington
Seattle
Estelita’s Library





Monthly Book Club Meet-up Bookstores


Frugal Bookstore

57 Warren St.
Roxbury, MA
(617) 541-1722

Website


Reparations Club

4636 W Washington Blvd
Los Angeles, CA
(310) 591-0012

Website


Playground Coffee & Annex

1114 Bedford Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11216
(718) 484-4833

Website