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NameCityOwner's NameWebsiteAddressCOVID statusAdditional Notes
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44th & 3rd BooksellerAtlanta, GA
Warren, Cheryl, and Allyce Lee
http://44thand3rdbookseller.com/online only (?)Still operational44th & 3rd Bookseller is a family-owned, multi-cultural book and culture brand headquartered in the heart of Atlanta, GA.
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Afriware BooksMaywood, ILNzingha Nommohttp://afriwarebooks.com/1701 S. 1st Ave., Suite 400, Maywood, IL 60153Closed, but still selling books online, see: https://www.scribd.com/document/463390315/covid?secret_password=isLrSASMNOg4pE75Opxc#download&from_embed
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Alkebu-Lan Images BookstoreNashville, TNno website - 615-321-4111
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Ashay By the BayVallejo, CAhttps://ashaybythebay.com/157 Albatrosse Way, Vallejo, CA 94589Order on the website, delays in shipping
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Between the Lines BookstoreBaton Rouge, LAhttps://linktr.ee/btlbookstore14242 Government Street #113 Baton Rouge, LA 70791Only can order from Libro.fm
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Beyond Barcodes BookstoreKokomo, IN
https://squareup.com/store/beyondbarcodesbookstore
108 N. Main St., Kokomo, IN 46901Order on their website
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Black Books Galore Inc.Stamford, CT
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Black-Books-Galore/512811608866908
65 High Ridge Rd., #407, Stamford, CT 06905unknownWebsite not functional
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Black Pearl BooksAustin, TXhttp://blackpearlbookstore.com/online only (?)Order on their website / shipping books with delaysself-identified as "minority-woman-owned"
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Black Stone BookstoreYpsilanti, MIhttp://blackstonebookstore.com/214 W. Michigan Ave., Ypsilanti, MI 48197Order on their website, delays in shipping. Free curbside pickup for online orders. In-store closed
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Black World Booksonline onlyMaevahttps://blackworldbooks.org/online onlyunknownships to prison / allied with Buddhist practices
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Book Boutique Lithonia, GA
Rodney Daniel and Monique S. Hall
https://www.facebook.com/bookboutiqueatl/2929 Turner Hill Rd, Lithonia, GA 30038unknownWebsite not functional
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Brain Lair BooksSouth Bend, INhttps://www.brainlairbooks.com/714 E Jefferson Blvd, South Bend, IN 46617Temporarily directing online orders to BookshopBlack woman owned
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Brave and Kind BooksDecatur, GABunnie Hilliardhttps://www.braveandkindbooks.com/722 W. College Ave., Decatur, GA 30030Temporarily directing online orders to BookshopKids bookstore
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Cafe Con LibrosBrooklyn, NYhttps://www.cafeconlibrosbk.com/724 Prospect Pl, Brooklyn, NY 11216unknownidentified as an Intersectional Feminist Bookstore
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Carol's BooksSacramento, CA
https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Independent-Bookstore/Carols-Books-196194330399393/
1913 Del Paso Blvd., 95815 Sacramento, CANo functional website, local phone orders only (916) 339-3998
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Cultured BooksSt. Petersburg, FLhttps://www.culturedbooks.com/833 22nd St. S. St. Petersburg, FL 33712Online: can shop via Bookshop
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Da Book JointChicago, ILhttps://www.facebook.com/pg/DaBookJoint/Da Book Joint is currently CLOSED and will reopen after restructuring in the future
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Dare BooksLongwood, FLhttps://darebooks.com/245 N US Hwy 17 92, Longwood, FL 32750Order on their website
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Detroit Book CityDetroit, MI
Janeice and Reginald Haynes
detroitbookcity.com24361 Greenfield Rd #305, Southfield, MI 48075In-store temporarily closed. Can shop through their website, free shipping on most titles
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Enda's BooktiqueDuncanville, TX
"an African American Educator"
https://endasbooktique.com/428 N. Main Street, Duncanville, Texas 75116 Online: can shop via Bookshop.org //
Also open for curbside and regular shop hours: "We value your safety. A Facial Mask Is Required To Enter The Booktique Store. We provide gloves for browsing."
note "Enda" NOT "Edna"
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Eso Won BooksLos Angeles, CAhttps://www.esowonbookstore.com/327 Degnan Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90008Order on their website, delays in shipping
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Eye See Me BooksSt. Louis, MOJeffrey and Pamhttps://www.eyeseeme.com/6951 Olive Blvd, University City, MO 63130Order on their website, also on Libro.fm. In-store is closed
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For Keeps BooksAtlanta, GAhttps://www.forkeepsbooks.com/171 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30303Order on their websiteBlack rare and classic books
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Frugal BookstoreRoxbury, MAhttps://frugalbookstore.net/57 Warren Street, Roxbury, MA 02119Order on their website, delays in shipping. Curbside pickup; in-store closed
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Fulton Street BooksTulsa, OKOnikah Asamoa-Caesarhttps://www.fultonstreet918.com/210 W Latimer St., Tulsa, OK 74106Online: can shop via Bookshop
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Hakim's BookstorePhiladelphia, PADawud Hakimhttps://hakimsbookstore.com/210 S 52nd St., Philadelphia, PA 19139-4002Order on their websiteThey ship to prisons
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Harambee Books & ArtworksAlexandria, VAhttps://harambeebooks.org/1132 Prince Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314Order on their website
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Harriett's BookshopPhiladelphia, PAhttps://www.harriettsbookshop.com/258 E Girard Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125They say they are fulfilling orders online but their "Shop" page is not currently functionalCelebrating women artists, authors, and activists
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Kizzy's Books & MoreOrlando, FLhttps://www.kizzysbooksandmore.com/
13750 West Colonial Drive, Suite 350 #247, Winter Garden, FL 34787
Order on their website, delays in shipping. Can buy through Kobo and Libro.fm too
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Liberation StationDurham, NChttps://www.liberationstationbookstore.com/Order on their website, expect 2 weeks for shippingMobile bookstore
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Lit.BarBronx, NYNoëlle Santoshttp://www.thelitbar.com/131 Alexander Avenue Bronx, New York 10454Online: can shop via Bookshop
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Loyalty BookstoreWashington, D.C.Hannah Oliver Depphttps://www.loyaltybookstores.com/843 Upshur Street NW, Washington, DC 20011Order online, can order via Bookshop and Libro.fm accounts to support. Closed in-store, contactless pickup.
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Lushena BookstoreBensenville, ILhttps://www.lushenabooksinc.com/books.html607 Country Club Drive, Unit E, Bensenville, IL 60106Order on their website
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Magnolia Tree BooksLaurel, MSzaji310 N. Magnolia Street, Suite 101A, Laurel, MS 39440Unclear if store is still operational
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MahoganyBooksWashington, D.C.
Ramunda Young, Mahogany Young, & Derrick Young
https://www.mahoganybooks.com/1231 Good Hope Rd., S.E. Washington, DC 20020We are still fulfilling orders! Please email customerservice@mahoganybooks.com with any questions and we will get back to you ASAP
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Malik BooksLos Angeles, CAmalikbooks.com
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Marcus BooksOakland, CAhttps://tapmybio.com/marcusbooks3900 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Oakland, CA 94609Temporarily reduced new order requests
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Medu BookstoreAtlanta,GAhttps://www.medubookstore.com/2841 Greenbriar Pkwy SW n426, Atlanta, GA 30331No online orders
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Mejah Books & CraftsClaymont, DEMs. Emhttps://mejahbooks.com/2079 Philadelphia Pike, Claymont, DE 19703Not currently accepting online orders. Place orders through Facebook inbox or call 302-793-3424
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Mocha BooksTulsa, OKShionka McGloryhttps://www.readwithmochabooks.com/Order on their website. Local pickup availableOnline/mobile bookstore
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NuBian BooksMorrow, GA
https://www.facebook.com/Nubian-Bookstore-110668169013960/
1540 Southlake Pkwy, 30260, Morrow, GeorgiaLocal phone orders: 678-422-6120
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Olive Tree Books-n-VoicesSpringfield, MAhttp://olivetreebooksonline.com/97 Hancock St, Springfield, MA 01109unknown, no online orders
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Pyramid ArtLittle Rock, ARhttps://www.pyramid1988.com/1001 Wright Ave., Little Rock , AR 72206-1062Email to order: pyramidartbooks@gmail.com
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Reparations ClubLos Angeles, CAhttps://rep.club/4636 West Washington Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90016Order on their website, slight delays in shipping
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Riches in Reading
Maryland City, Maryland
Kenyatta Ingram
https://www.facebook.com/richesinreading/ // https://www.alibris.com/stores/riches94/browse
912 Canal Dr., Chesapeake, VA 23323unknown
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Sankofa Video BooksWashington, D.C.https://www.events.sankofa.com/2714 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001Order from their website
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Semicolon BookstoreChicago, ILhttp://www.semicolonchi.com/515 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60642Online: can shop via BookshopChicago's only Black woman owned bookstore
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Sister's Uptown BookstoreHarlem, NYChttp://www.sistersuptownbookstore.com/1942 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10032Order from their website. In-store/curbside pickup is available
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Smiley's BookstoreCarson, CA
https://www.facebook.com/pg/SmileysBooks/about/ (no website)
940 East Dominguez Suite K, Carson, CA 90746unknown
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Smith & Hannon BookstoreCincinnati, OHhttps://www.smithandhannonbookstore.com/1405 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH 45202unknown, link to order on website doesn't seem to be functional
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Source BooksellersDetroit, MIJanet Webster Joneshttp://www.sourcebooksellers.com/4240 Cass Ave, #105, Detroit, MI, 48201Order on their website. Curbside pickup available. In-store closedNonfiction
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Source of KnowledgeNewark, NJ
https://www.facebook.com/sourceofknowledge867/
867 Broad St., Newark, NJ 07102Temporarily closed. Raising money on GoFundMe to keep their business afloat due to losses from COVID
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The African BookshelfCleveland, OHUnable to find website or any info (besides this); remove?
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The Black Reserve BookstoreLandsdale, PAhttps://the-black-reserve-bookstore.business.site/17 W Main St #3, Lansdale, PA 19446Call to order: (267) 221-3090
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The Dock BookshopFort Worth, TXhttps://www.thedockbookshop.com/Meadowbrook Dr, Fort Worth, TX 76112Running online events, anniversary fundraiser taking place now; order audiobooks from Libro.fm
"The Dock Bookshop opened in 2008 and is now one of the largest independent, full service, African-American owned bookstores in Texas and the Southwest. Our mission is to inspire, inform, entertain and edu-tain our customers through books and book-related events in a relaxing and spacious environment."
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The Listening TreeDecatur, GAhttps://listeningtreebooks.com/2308 Candler Rd., Decatur, GA 30032Order on their website
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The Multicultural Children's BookstoreRichmond, CAhttps://www.multiculturalbookstore.com/260 Broadway, Richmond, CA 94804Order on their website; email them if you don't see the book you want at multiculturalbookstore@gmail.com
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Turning Page BookshopGoose Creek, SC
VaLinda Miller and Arrylee Satterfield
https://turningpagebookshop.com/216 Saint James Ave #F Goose Creek, SC 29445
"Your support and contributions are appreciated, as always; however, there is a backlog of orders on How to be an Antiracist, White Fragility, The New Jim Crow and So You Want to Talk About Race. We will get your orders to you as soon as the publisher gets the books to us. For alternative antiracist reading material, head over to our libro.fm page and check out the books on that playlist. Peace and blessings during these trying times. Any donations will go to local libraries. Again, thank you for your patronage and continued patience. " / Audiobooks available at https://libro.fm/?bookstore=turningpagebookshop
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Uncle Bobbie's Coffee and BooksPhiladelphia, PAhttps://www.unclebobbies.com/445 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19144Closed: "Right now we have our IndieLite and Libro.fm accounts so that you can shop for books and audiobooks online. Apparel is still available at our online store. Because we don't know how long this will last we have set up a GoFundMe. These donations will go towards providing financial relief to our staff, paying our vendors, and paying our other bills. Please support us by clicking below to visit our GoFundMe."
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Underground BooksSacramento, CA
http://underground-books9.mybigcommerce.com/?ctk=V27J06565EIF0K0838OPZLE3217PZ
Order from their website
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We Are LitGrand Rapids, MIKendra McNeilhttps://wearelitgr.com/Order from their websitePop-up store?
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Willa's BooksKansas City, MOhttps://www.willasbookskc.com/1734 E 63rd St, Kansas City, MO 64110unknown. No online orders; to reserve or confirm book and record availability email Willa’s Books at willasbooks@gmail.com, use our contact-us form or call (816)419-1051
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Yoruba Book CenterBrooklyn, NYRoger and Rudy Francis
https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Religious-Bookstore/Yoruba-Book-Center-252840090155/
610 New York Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11203unknownWebsite not functional
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Zawadi BooksBuffalo, NY
https://www.facebook.com/Zawadi-Books-466887943377904/
1382 Jefferson Ave., Buffalo, NY 14208unknownWebsite not functional
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Black Garnet BooksMinneapolis, MNhttps://www.blackgarnetbooks.com/
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