Support small business by shopping at these black-owned bookstores with online shops. Next time you are looking for a good read, try stepping away from Amazon.com or a big book chain, and instead, find your next favorite book at one of these locally owned bookstores with online shops.
The Dock Bookshop – Fort Worth, Texas
This bookstore opened back in 2008 and and is now one of the largest independent, full service, African-American owned bookstores in Texas and the Southwest.
Black Pearl Books – Austin, TX
This online bookstore has 53 titles on anti-racism along with thousands of other titles.
Books and Crannies – Martinsville, VA
Books and Crannies has hundreds of books for ordering online.
Detroit Book City – Detroit, MI
Most titles ship free at this Detroit bookstore.
The Tiny Bookstore – Ross Township, PA
While the store is only 300 square feet, you can find lots of titles to choose from on their Bookshop store.
Uncle Bobbie’s Coffee & Books – Philadelphia, PA
Uncle Bobbie’s shop on Bookshop.org, which supports independent bookstores across the U.S., has a few recommended reading list to learn more about activism and more.
Semicolon Bookstore & Gallery – Chicago, IL
Chicago’s only black woman-owned bookstore and gallery space, the shop highlights multiple titles by black authors on its Bookshop page.
MahoganyBooks – Washington, DC
Find autographed titles and curated book bundles at this DC bookstore.