PBS NewsHour

Why Black-owned independent bookstores matter

Clip: 02/28/2021 | 5m 30s | Video has closed captioning.

Many Black-owned independent bookstores experienced a surge in sales this past summer after the George Floyd protests ignited more interest in learning about Black history, white supremacy, and systemic racism. Marcus Books is the oldest Black-owned bookstore in the country, serving its community for 60 years and weathering many changes.

Aired: 02/28/21

Rating: NR

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