Denver's Tattered Cover Bookstore Is Now the Largest Black-Owned Bookstore in the U.S.

Denver's iconic Tattered Cover Bookstore, which has been owned by Len Vlahos and Kristen Gilligan since 2015, has been sold to two entrepreneurs and Denver natives, Kwame Spearman and David Back. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Denver's Tattered Cover Bookstore Is Now the Largest Black-Owned Bookstore in the U.S.

Denver's iconic Tattered Cover Bookstore, which has been owned by Len Vlahos and Kristen Gilligan since 2015, has been sold to two entrepreneurs and Denver natives, Kwame Spearman and David Back. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Denver's Beloved Bookstore, Tattered Cover, Broadens Its Reach

The store has long had multiple locations, but the recent announcement of a new outlet in Colorado Springs early next year shows that the mini-chain's new owners hope to transform Tattered Cover into a real regional presence. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-10-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Tattered Cover to Open Children's Bookstore in Denver Suburb

This summer, Tattered Cover Bookstore will open a children's bookstore in Aurora, Colo., a Denver suburb. The new bookstore will be Tattered Cover's fifth outlet and its first children's specialty bookstore. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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One of the country’s oldest Black-owned bookstores is closing.

Los Angeles’ Eso Won Books has announced that they will be shutting their doors at the end of the year. Since the 1980s, this independent bookstore has dedicated itself to celebrating the voices of Black writers. They are known for their large selection of books on every subject relating to... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-06-14 15:53:11 UTC ]
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‘We Always Rise.’ A Black-Owned Bookstore in Newark Navigates the Pandemic

Source of Knowledge has been a Newark mainstay for decades. It survived the past year thanks to the generosity of its customers and an owner who provides more than just books. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-05-22 09:00:26 UTC ]
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Black Booksellers Denounce Tattered Cover Announcement

Black booksellers are offended and angered by the decision of Tattered Cover's new owners to call the store the country’s largest Black-owned bookstore, which they say appears to be little more than a branding opportunity. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-11 05:00:00 UTC ]
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She dreamed of a Black-owned bookstore in Inglewood. Now, she's going to run one

As a child, Asha Grant didn't know where to find books about people who looked like her. Next year she'll open that place, the Salt Eaters, in Inglewood. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-07-23 14:00:39 UTC ]
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This Website Makes It Easier to Buy Anti-Racist Books From Black-owned Bookstores

In the weeks since the May 25 killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, books about anti-racism have consistently topped bestseller lists. Many of these books have been purchased from the likes of Amazon and Barnes & Noble. To try and funnel some of these sales to Black-owned bookstores... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2020-06-19 21:16:38 UTC ]
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Indie bookstore Tattered Cover thinks speaking out is “a slippery slope.” Twitter does not agree.

On Saturday, Denver’s beloved independent bookstore Tattered Cover released a statement “about recent events,” asserting their support for Black Lives Matter, but also defending their silence and explaining that to align the bookstore with any “public debate” is a “slippery slope.” Bookstore... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-08 13:56:08 UTC ]
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Black-Owned Bookstore Offers “Ally Box” Book Subscription: Critical Linking, June 5, 2020

An awesome daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-06-05 10:30:41 UTC ]
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Black-Owned Bookstores to Support Now

Activists across the United States are encouraging book lovers who want to show support for the ongoing protests against police violence to buy books from black-owned and African-American focused bookstores. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Chicago’s first black woman-owned bookstore is open for business

Semicolon—a vibrant new bookstore, community space, and gallery for Chicago’s street art scene—opened its doors on Tuesday with a party and mural unveiling. The store is just one of a handful of woman-owned bookstores in Chicago and its only bookstore owned by a black woman. An author... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-12 15:33:15 UTC ]
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Gentrification Threatens Black-Owned D.C. Bookstore

Sankofa Video and Books has been a fixture in Washington, D.C., for over two decades, but a $30,000 property tax assessment could force the black-owned bookstore to close. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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A Glimmer of Hope for Black-Owned Bookstores

After years of closings that have decimated the number of black-owned independent bookstores, things could be turning around. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Incredible Books By Black Authors, According To Black Bookstore Owners

Works by writers like bell hooks, Damon Young and James Baldwin that will educate and make an impact on everyone. Continue reading at HuffPost

[ HuffPost | 2022-01-31 16:37:38 UTC ]
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Black Lumascape Compiles All Black-Owned Ad-Tech Firms in a Continuously Updating Chart

As the founder and CEO of digital media investment bank Luma Partners LLC, Terence Kawaja is a problem solver by nature. But earlier this summer, as Kawaja watched his news feed, he found himself hearing about problems that left him at a loss. He read about the killing of George Floyd and police... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2020-09-03 12:30:00 UTC ]
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Tattered Cover Courts Buyers, Asks to Delay Reorg Hearing

The owner and operator of Tattered Cover bookstores, has filed a motion with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court to reschedule a hearing on its reorganization plan in order to allow the owners to entertain and review offers to purchase the business. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-04-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Tattered Cover Files Updated Reorganization Plan

A new plan by the iconic Denver bookseller sees a streamlined company emerging from bankruptcy as early as June and returning to profitability next year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-03-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Tattered Cover Submits Bankruptcy Plans, Owes Nearly $4 Million to Creditors

On Tuesday, the ownership group that controls Denver's Tattered Cover bookstores filed the first part of its bankruptcy reorganization plans, citing some $3.1 million owed to unsecured creditors, including half a million dollars to its former CEO. A further $820,000 is owed to secured lenders. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-01-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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