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Featured Resources

Books

Counting Descent

Counting Descent is a tightly-woven collection of poems whose pages act like an invitation. The invitation is intimate and generous and also a challenge; are you up to asking what is Blackness?

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Books

The New Jim Crow

The current judicial system is outdated and set up to oppress Black people.

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Books

So You Want to Talk About Race

A closer look at how Black people are discriminated against and how to talk about it.

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Books

Between the World and Me

Written as letters to the author's teenage son describing what it's like to be Black in America.

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Books

Black Leopard, Red Wolf

A fiction novel set in Africa, referred to as Black Game of Thrones.

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Books

Well-Read Black Girl Reading List

Compiled list of Reccomended reads for young Black women

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Books

I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings

A classic novel describing the early life of poet and author, Maya Angelou

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Featured Businesses

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Color Me Beauty Bar

Color Me Beauty Bar offers a range of beauty treatments and products to color you with premier beauty experiences. They aim to use products made from (...)

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Semicolon Bookstore

This Black-woman owned shop is a bookstore, gallery and community space all in one, where visitors can enjoy both books and art. Semicolon is committe (...)

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Agriculture

Offering classic & timeless men’s style, Agriculture remains the most elegant answer to the everevolving quest for the definition of male elegance. Ag (...)

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Chicago Upholstery & Drapery Co.

Chicago Upholstery and Drapery Co. serves both residential and commercial clients with a full range of reupholstery and fine drapery services. Whether (...)

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The Roasted Leaf

Coffee and cigar cafe

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Momentum Coffee & Coworking

Momentum Coffee & Coworking is an open-to-the-public café that doubles as a fully resourced coworking space available to members on a monthly, weekly (...)

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The Woodshop

The Woodshop is a full service art gallery and custom frame shop that has been championing Black artists for over 40 years. Visitors from across the w (...)

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