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2518 SE 33rd Ave., Portland, OR 97202

Share a quote from a book or poem that bares your bookstore’s soul.

James Baldwin – “Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.” – No Name in the Street

Which champion/warrior/wildcat (real or mythological) does your bookstore channel most?

Sekhmet – A mother goddess in the Old Kingdom, Sekhmet was associated with Ptah as his consort during the New Kingdom. But she is best known as the Eye of the Sun, the violent, dazzling and protecting aspect of the creator god. Her name, “the Powerful one,” is best illustrated by her fearful appearance as a lion-headed woman.

What makes your bookstore unique?

We are the only Black owned Brick & Mortar bookstore in Portland, Oregon.

We have the largest collection of Black Panther Party for Self Defense book titles in the Pacific Northwest.

Image description: A multi-textured blue background, including textures and words from book pages.