Five Black-Owned Bookstores You Need to Visit

Written By Madinah Farhannah Thompson
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For Keeps Books in Atlanta, Georgia

Black Discourse has curated a list of Black-owned book shops which you need to visit next time you are in the following cities or browsing online. 


Atlanta, USA:

For Keeps Books

This book store and reading room stocks rare books and merchandise and is well worth a visit next time you’re in the ATL. 

Lagos, Nigeria:

Roving Heights

With three locations in Nigeria this general bookstore also stocks a wide range of books by Black writers.

London, United Kingdom:

New Beacon Books

Located in North London this shop has been open since 1966 and is a specialist in African and Caribbean literature. 

Montreal, Canada:

Librairie Racines 

Librairie Racines which translates as ‘Roots Bookstore’ opened in August 2017 and sells both art and books in its Montreal store. 



Rebel Woman Lit

With headquarters in Jamaica, Rebel Woman Lit is an online bookstore, book club and the home of the Caribbean Readers’ Awards.

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Five Black-Owned Bookstores You Need to Visit
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