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Black Owned Bookstores & Publishers-We are working on making connections over here with Black owned bookstores and publishing companies as well.
#OnlineBookstores #Publishers #BlackOwned

We are working on making connections over here with Black owned bookstores and publishing companies as well. During the Summer Interview Series, I met SHIONKA MCGLORY who owns Mocha Books, an online bookstore that will be going mobile soon! Someone on Instagram reached out asking for some contacts of Black owned publishers and it was disheartening to say how hard it was to search and connect with some, especially those specializing in children’s picture books. So I put our team to work and we gathered a list for you! 

In light of everything that is happening this year, we are working to DO better and educate ourselves as well as connect and promote others of color in the book industry. In order to model this to our younger audience, we are hosting a Book Drive here in the Detroit area this month. We are collecting gently used picture books and will donate them to families here in Michigan. Cardinal Rule Press will be donating 100 diverse books to this collection. Find out more here.

Black Owned Bookstores & Publishers-We are working on making connections over here with Black owned bookstores and publishing companies as well.
#OnlineBookstores #Publishers #BlackOwned

Black Owned Publishers:

Month9Books
Swoon Romance
Burnt Cheese Press
Rosarium Publishing
Princess Cupcake Jones
Cedar Grove Publishing
Kensington Books
Just Us Books

Black Owned Publishers Specializing in Children’s Picture Books:

220 Communications
African Books Collective
African Bureau Stories
Ashay by the Bay
Black Butterfly Childrens’ Books
Brand Nu Words
Cassava Republic Press
Dadielte Production
Dare Books
Eleviv Publishing Group
Jesse B. Creative
Just Us BooksKaren Hunter Media
Lit Noire PublishingMarimba Books
Melanin Origins LLC
One Moore Book
Sankofa Books
Voonderbar! Books

Black Owned Bookstores:

Liberation Station Bookstore
BeBombBookclub
Harrietsbookshop
Uncle Bobbies
Knowledge Bookstore
The Free Black Women’s Library
Ashay By The Bay
Black Stone Bookstore & Cultural Center
Detroit Book City Bookstore​​​​​​​​​​​​
Nandi’s Book Store—Highland Park, MI
Source Booksellers—Detroit, MI

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