Jun 25, 2020 - Podcasts

Behind the Black-owned bookstore boom

Lists of Black-owned bookstores and anti-racism books have circulated on Instagram since the recent reboot of Black Lives Matter protests. Some of those good intentions have had unintended consequences, as a small group of books have quickly run out of stock — sparking frustration for both customers and proprietors.

Axios Re:Cap talks with Danielle Mullen, the founder of Chicago's Semicolon Books, about what's happening with her store, how she's handling orders and what books people should be buying.

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