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An interview with one of its co-owners on the coronavirus and the importance of indie bookstores in the digital age

Photo courtesy of Folasade Adesanya

One industry that has been astronomically hit by the Covid-19 pandemic is publishing. Authors have had to cancel book tours or postpone book releases, and independent bookstores across the nation have been fighting to stay open. One in particular is Marcus Books, America’s oldest Black bookstore. Started by Drs. Raye…

The Radical Monarchs earn their badges by fighting for people of color

The Radical Monarchs at SFFILM Festival.
The Radical Monarchs at SFFILM Festival. Photos courtesy of Anayvette Martinez

Anayvette Martinez wanted to start a different kind of girl scout troop after her then fourth-grade daughter expressed her desire to join one. What Martinez found, however, was that her daughter Lupita would have been one out of two Brown girls to join. She knew this statistic had to change.

ZORA

Celebrating and centering the experiences of women of color.

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