Independent Websites Dedicated to Authors of African Descent

This database contains information on independent booksellers whose primary focus is on books by written by people of African descent.  The sites listed must also be prominent enough to have an Alexa ranking.  Please submit additional websites or question to troy@aalbc.com.  Anyone may display this information on their website.

A Total of 50 Book Websites Were Found

AALBC.com#1 - AALBC.com
aalbc.com

Owner: Troy Johnson
Physical Store: No
Email: troy@aalbc.com
Phone: 866-603-8394
Site Launched: Mar 02, 1998
Alexa Rank: 314,071
MOZ Domain Authority: 63
Links In: 991
Google PageRank: 5

AALBC.com is a widely recognized source of author profiles, book recommendations, intriguing on-line discussion boards, writers resources, articles, and critical reviews of books and by and about African Americans.

AALBC.com’s information was added to our database on Dec 03, 2012, and was lasted updated Mar 14, 2015 .


Mosaic Magazine#2 - Mosaic Magazine
mosaicmagazine.org

Owner: The Literary Freedom Project
Physical Store: No
Email: ron@mosaicmagazine.org
Phone: 718.530.9132
Site Launched: Dec 25, 2005
Alexa Rank: 1,036,401
MOZ Domain Authority: 40
Links In: 98
Google PageRank: 4

Mosaic explores the literary arts created by writers of African descent. Through articles, essays, book reviews, and interviews Mosaic has increased the literary reach of some of the most important voices effecting change on many artistic fronts

Mosaic Magazine’s information was added to our database on May 21, 2014, and was lasted updated Mar 14, 2015 .


The Brown Bookshelf#3 - The Brown Bookshelf
thebrownbookshelf.com

Owner: Varian Johnson
Physical Store: No
Email: thebrownbookshelf@gmail.com
Phone: 512-372-8983
Site Launched: Oct 05, 2007
Alexa Rank: 1,394,368
MOZ Domain Authority: 0
Links In: 309
Google PageRank: 5

The Brown Bookshelf’s information was added to our database on Jan 19, 2014, and was lasted updated Mar 14, 2015 .


Power List Best-Selling Books#4 - Power List Best-Selling Books
powerlist.info

Owner: AALBC.com & Cushcity.com
Physical Store: No
Email: info@powerlist.info
Site Launched: Mar 23, 2013
Alexa Rank: 1,626,517
MOZ Domain Authority: 31
Links In: 44
Google PageRank: 3

Power List Best-Selling Books’s information was added to our database on Jan 08, 2015, and was lasted updated Mar 14, 2015 .


BlackBookPlus.com#5 - BlackBookPlus.com
blackbookplus.com

Owner: Sam Chekwas
Physical Store: No
Email: blackbooksmail@gmail.com
Site Launched: Aug 17, 2000
Alexa Rank: 2,292,923
MOZ Domain Authority: 36
Links In: 38
Google PageRank: 5

BlackBookPlus.com’s information was added to our database on Dec 11, 2012, and was lasted updated Mar 14, 2015 .


Black and Nobel #6 - Black and Nobel
blackandnobel.com

Owner: Hakim Hopkins
Physical Store: Yes
Phone: 215-965-1559
Site Launched: Feb 06, 2006
Alexa Rank: 3,533,832
MOZ Domain Authority: 26
Links In: 36
Google PageRank: 0

Black and Nobel ’s information was added to our database on Dec 11, 2012, and was lasted updated Mar 14, 2015 .


AAMBC African Americans on the Move Book Club#7 - AAMBC African Americans on the Move Book Club
aambookclub.com

Owner: Tamika Newhouse
Physical Store: No
Email: aambookclub@gmail.com
Site Launched: Aug 18, 2008
Alexa Rank: 3,557,450
MOZ Domain Authority: 35
Links In: 23
Google PageRank: 3

AAMBC African Americans on the Move Book Club’s information was added to our database on Dec 10, 2012, and was lasted updated Mar 14, 2015 .


TimBookTu#8 - TimBookTu
timbooktu.com


Physical Store: No
Email: editor@timbooktu.com
Site Launched: Dec 23, 1997
Alexa Rank: 3,580,248
MOZ Domain Authority: 38
Links In: 119
Google PageRank: 3

TimBookTu’s information was added to our database on Dec 21, 2012, and was lasted updated Mar 14, 2015 .


MahoganyBooks#9 - MahoganyBooks
mahoganybooks.com

Owner: Derrick & Ramunda Young
Physical Store: No
Email: customerservice@mahoganybooks.com
Site Launched: Sep 30, 2008
Alexa Rank: 3,753,098
MOZ Domain Authority: 29
Links In: 35
Google PageRank: 3

MahoganyBooks’s information was added to our database on Dec 21, 2012, and was lasted updated Mar 14, 2015 .


Hue-Man Books#10 - Hue-Man Books
huemanbookstore.com


Physical Store: No
Site Launched: Sep 10, 2011
Alexa Rank: 4,058,404
MOZ Domain Authority: 45
Links In: 96
Google PageRank: 5

Hue-Man Books’s information was added to our database on Dec 31, 1969, and was lasted updated Mar 14, 2015 .


The Urban Book Source#11 - The Urban Book Source
theubs.com


Physical Store: No
Site Launched: Mar 10, 2010
Alexa Rank: 4,089,299
MOZ Domain Authority: 28
Links In: 26
Google PageRank: 3

The Urban Book Source’s information was added to our database on Dec 21, 2012, and was lasted updated Mar 14, 2015 .


Brown Sugar & Spice Books#12 - Brown Sugar & Spice Books
www.brownssbooks.com

Owner: Jaqueline Galloway
Physical Store: No
Email: info@brownssbooks.com
Phone: 734.716.0213
Site Launched: Aug 05, 1998
Alexa Rank: 4,322,548
MOZ Domain Authority: 0
Links In: 19
Google PageRank: 3

Brown Sugar & Spice Books’s information was added to our database on Jan 19, 2014, and was lasted updated Mar 14, 2015 .


Sankofa Video and Bookstore #13 - Sankofa Video and Bookstore
sankofa.com

Owner: Shirikiana Gerima
Physical Store: Yes
Phone: 202-234-4755
Site Launched: Oct 15, 1996
Alexa Rank: 4,954,257
MOZ Domain Authority: 41
Links In: 62
Google PageRank: 4

Sankofa Video and Bookstore ’s information was added to our database on Dec 21, 2012, and was lasted updated Mar 14, 2015 .


Cush City #14 - Cush City
cushcity.com

Owner: Gwen & Willie Richardson
Physical Store: No
Email: custsvc@cushcity.com
Phone: 1-800-340-5454
Site Launched: Oct 17, 1998
Alexa Rank: 5,121,844
MOZ Domain Authority: 44
Links In: 85
Google PageRank: 5

World's Largest African-American Selection DVDs, Books, Art Prints, Toys, Calendars & More

Cush City ’s information was added to our database on Dec 11, 2012, and was lasted updated Mar 14, 2015 .


QBR The Black Book Review#15 - QBR The Black Book Review
qbr.com


Physical Store: No
Email: info@qbr.com
Phone: 1.914.231.6778
Site Launched: Jan 28, 1998
Alexa Rank: 5,157,329
MOZ Domain Authority: 52
Links In: 128
Google PageRank: 5

QBR The Black Book Review’s information was added to our database on Dec 21, 2012, and was lasted updated Mar 14, 2015 .


The Pan-African Connection Bookstore #16 - The Pan-African Connection Bookstore
panafricanconnection.com


Physical Store: Yes
Email: panafric@airmail.net
Phone: 214-943-8262
Site Launched: Nov 16, 1999
Alexa Rank: 5,546,008
MOZ Domain Authority: 23
Links In: 24
Google PageRank: 3

The Pan-African Connection Bookstore ’s information was added to our database on Dec 21, 2012, and was lasted updated Mar 14, 2015 .


EDC Creations#17 - EDC Creations
edc-creations.com

Owner: Ella Curry
Physical Store: No
Email: marketing@edc-creations.com
Site Launched: Dec 09, 2006
Alexa Rank: 6,341,368
MOZ Domain Authority: 33
Links In: 33
Google PageRank: 3

EDC Creations’s information was added to our database on Dec 21, 2012, and was lasted updated Mar 14, 2015 .


Eso Won Bookstore #18 - Eso Won Bookstore
esowonbookstore.com


Physical Store: Yes
Email: esowonbooks@yahoo.com
Site Launched: Jun 15, 2009
Alexa Rank: 6,392,906
MOZ Domain Authority: 40
Links In: 77
Google PageRank: 5

Eso Won Bookstore ’s information was added to our database on Dec 21, 2012, and was lasted updated Mar 14, 2015 .


National Book Club Conference#19 - National Book Club Conference
nationalbookclubconference.com


Physical Store: No
Email: curtisbunn@yahoo.com
Site Launched: Jul 17, 2002
Alexa Rank: 6,637,339
MOZ Domain Authority: 31
Links In: 32
Google PageRank: 3

National Book Club Conference’s information was added to our database on Dec 21, 2012, and was lasted updated Mar 14, 2015 .


Thumpers Corner#20 - Thumpers Corner
thumperscorner.com

Owner: Troy Johnson
Physical Store: No
Email: troy@aalbc.com
Site Launched: Nov 18, 2002
Alexa Rank: 7,061,145
MOZ Domain Authority: 31
Links In: 46
Google PageRank: 4

Thumpers Corner’s information was added to our database on Dec 21, 2012, and was lasted updated Mar 14, 2015 .


Urban Reviews #21 - Urban Reviews
www.urbanreviewsonline.com/

Owner: Charles Hubbert
Physical Store: No
Site Launched: Apr 07, 2005
Alexa Rank: 7,474,088
MOZ Domain Authority: 29
Links In: 20
Google PageRank: 3

Urban Reviews ’s information was added to our database on Dec 21, 2012, and was lasted updated Mar 14, 2015 .


A Place of Our Own#22 - A Place of Our Own
apooobooks.com

Owner: Yasmin Coleman
Physical Store: No
Site Launched: Feb 01, 2008
Alexa Rank: 7,577,672
MOZ Domain Authority: 38
Links In: 67
Google PageRank: 4

A Place of Our Own’s information was added to our database on Dec 10, 2012, and was lasted updated Mar 14, 2015 .


Medu Bookstore, Greenbriar Mall #23 - Medu Bookstore, Greenbriar Mall
medubookstore.com

Owner: Nia
Physical Store: Yes
Email: nia@medubooks.com
Site Launched: Jul 30, 2011
Alexa Rank: 7,648,869
MOZ Domain Authority: 14
Links In: 11
Google PageRank: 1

Medu Bookstore, Greenbriar Mall ’s information was added to our database on Dec 21, 2012, and was lasted updated Mar 14, 2015 .


DiverseBooks#24 - DiverseBooks
diversebooks.net

Owner: William Cox
Physical Store: No
Site Launched: Sep 11, 2009
Alexa Rank: 8,053,086
MOZ Domain Authority: 34
Links In: 16
Google PageRank: 6

DiverseBooks’s information was added to our database on Dec 21, 2012, and was lasted updated Mar 14, 2015 .


African Bookstore#25 - African Bookstore
africanbookstore.net

Owner: Yvonne King
Physical Store: No
Email: sales@africanbookstore.net
Phone: 954-652-0474
Site Launched: Nov 29, 2002
Alexa Rank: 8,105,448
MOZ Domain Authority: 30
Links In: 19
Google PageRank: 3

African Bookstore is a specialty, online bookstore, pleased to provide books on the African world wide experience, and African American experience.

African Bookstore’s information was added to our database on Dec 10, 2012, and was lasted updated Mar 14, 2015 .


C&B Books Distribution #26 - C&B Books Distribution
cbbooksdistribution.com

Owner: Carol Rogers
Physical Store: No
Email: cbbookdist@aol.com
Phone: 718-591-4525
Site Launched: Feb 18, 2002
Alexa Rank: 8,187,000
MOZ Domain Authority: 41
Links In: 42
Google PageRank: 4

C&B Books Distribution ’s information was added to our database on Dec 11, 2012, and was lasted updated Mar 14, 2015 .


Lushena Books#27 - Lushena Books
lushenabks.com

Owner: Luther Warner
Physical Store: No
Email: lushenabks@yahoo.com
Phone: 630-238-8708
Site Launched: Apr 12, 2005
Alexa Rank: 8,465,303
MOZ Domain Authority: 0
Links In: 13
Google PageRank: 3

Lushena Books’s information was added to our database on Dec 21, 2012, and was lasted updated Mar 14, 2015 .


Neworld Review#28 - Neworld Review
neworldreview.com

Owner: Fred Beauford
Physical Store: No
Email: pubauthor@aol.com.
Site Launched: Sep 23, 2009
Alexa Rank: 8,644,613
MOZ Domain Authority: 23
Links In: 37
Google PageRank: 3

Neworld Review’s information was added to our database on Dec 21, 2012, and was lasted updated Mar 14, 2015 .


Street Fiction#29 - Street Fiction
streetfiction.org


Physical Store: No
Site Launched: Apr 17, 2007
Alexa Rank: 9,662,102
MOZ Domain Authority: 0
Links In: 49
Google PageRank: 0

Street Fiction’s information was added to our database on Dec 21, 2012, and was lasted updated Mar 14, 2015 .


Marcus Books #30 - Marcus Books
marcusbookstores.com


Physical Store: Yes
Site Launched: Jul 11, 2005
Alexa Rank: 11,689,935
MOZ Domain Authority: 39
Links In: 66
Google PageRank: 4

Marcus Books ’s information was added to our database on Dec 21, 2012, and was lasted updated Mar 14, 2015 .


Knowledge Bookstore#31 - Knowledge Bookstore
www.knowledgebookstore.com


Physical Store: Yes
Email: customerservice@knowledgebookstore.com
Phone: 905-459-9875
Site Launched: Aug 27, 1999
Alexa Rank: 12,226,781
MOZ Domain Authority: 0
Links In: 14
Google PageRank: 0

Knowledge Bookstore is a celebration.

Knowledge Bookstore’s information was added to our database on Mar 14, 2015, and was lasted updated Mar 14, 2015 .


DuskyLiterati #32 - DuskyLiterati
www.duskyliterati.com

Owner: Deseree
Physical Store: No
Site Launched: Oct 13, 2010
Alexa Rank: 13,288,462
MOZ Domain Authority: 20
Links In: 28
Google PageRank: 3

DuskyLiterati ’s information was added to our database on Nov 08, 2013, and was lasted updated Mar 14, 2015 .


The Page-Turner Network#33 - The Page-Turner Network
pageturner.net


Physical Store: No
Phone: 866-875-1044
Site Launched: Jul 07, 1999
Alexa Rank: 13,308,367
MOZ Domain Authority: 33
Links In: 34
Google PageRank: 3

The Page-Turner Network’s information was added to our database on Dec 21, 2012, and was lasted updated Mar 14, 2015 .


The National Black Book Festival#34 - The National Black Book Festival
nationalblackbookfestival.com


Physical Store: No
Email: info@nationalblackbookfestival.com
Phone: 1-800-340-5454
Site Launched: Oct 18, 2007
Alexa Rank: 16,033,887
MOZ Domain Authority: 36
Links In: 40
Google PageRank: 4

The National Black Book Festival’s information was added to our database on Dec 21, 2012, and was lasted updated Mar 14, 2015 .


Frugal Bookstore #35 - Frugal Bookstore
frugalbookstore.net


Physical Store: No
Phone: 617-541-1722
Site Launched: May 10, 2012
Alexa Rank: 16,552,549
MOZ Domain Authority: 0
Links In: 8
Google PageRank: 1

Frugal Bookstore ’s information was added to our database on Dec 31, 1969, and was lasted updated Mar 14, 2015 .


MeJah Books#36 - MeJah Books
mejahbooks.com


Physical Store: Yes
Email: info@mejahbooks.com
Phone: 302-793-3424
Site Launched: Jul 18, 2007
Alexa Rank: 17,167,637
MOZ Domain Authority: 18
Links In: 4
Google PageRank: 1

MeJah Books’s information was added to our database on Dec 21, 2012, and was lasted updated Mar 14, 2015 .


Afri-Ware#37 - Afri-Ware
afriware.net

Owner: Nzingha Nommo
Physical Store: Yes
Email: afriware@afriware.net
Phone: 708-524-8398
Site Launched: Mar 12, 2002
Alexa Rank: 17,723,225
MOZ Domain Authority: 26
Links In: 23
Google PageRank: 3

Afri-Ware Inc. is a bookstore, natural beauty products/gift shop, and, cultural event center. We specialize in subject areas that interest or impact people of African ancestry.

Afri-Ware’s information was added to our database on Dec 10, 2012, and was lasted updated Mar 14, 2015 .


The Truth Bookstore #38 - The Truth Bookstore
truthbookstore.com


Physical Store: No
Site Launched: Mar 27, 2001
Alexa Rank: 17,906,468
MOZ Domain Authority: 21
Links In: 11
Google PageRank: 2

The Truth Bookstore ’s information was added to our database on Dec 21, 2012, and was lasted updated Mar 14, 2015 .


Azizi Books #39 - Azizi Books
azizibooks.com


Physical Store: Yes
Email: info@azizibooks.com
Phone: 708-283-9850
Site Launched: May 05, 2003
Alexa Rank: 20,223,162
MOZ Domain Authority: 33
Links In: 26
Google PageRank: 5

A community-based, independent bookstore where conscious readers will find

Azizi Books ’s information was added to our database on Dec 11, 2012, and was lasted updated Mar 14, 2015 .


Mood Makers Books & Art Gallery Village Gate Squar#40 - Mood Makers Books & Art Gallery Village Gate Squar
moodmakersbooks.com


Physical Store: Yes
Site Launched: Nov 04, 1999
Alexa Rank: 20,443,590
MOZ Domain Authority: 21
Links In: 14
Google PageRank: 3

Mood Makers Books & Art Gallery Village Gate Squar’s information was added to our database on Dec 31, 1969, and was lasted updated Mar 14, 2015 .


Written Magazine#41 - Written Magazine
writtenmag.com

Owner: April Lewis
Physical Store: No
Email: averyella@gmail.com
Site Launched: Apr 10, 2006
Alexa Rank: 20,443,870
MOZ Domain Authority: 31
Links In: 36
Google PageRank: 2

Written Magazine’s information was added to our database on Dec 21, 2012, and was lasted updated Mar 14, 2015 .


Hip Hop Book Club#42 - Hip Hop Book Club
hiphopbookclub.com

Owner: Troy Johnson
Physical Store: No
Email: troy@aalbc.com
Site Launched: Jan 06, 2004
Alexa Rank: 20,567,160
MOZ Domain Authority: 0
Links In: 7
Google PageRank: 3

Hip Hop Book Club’s information was added to our database on Dec 21, 2012, and was lasted updated Mar 14, 2015 .


Ashay by the Bay#43 - Ashay by the Bay
ashaybythebay.com

Owner: Deborah (Ashay) Day
Physical Store: No
Email: ashaybythebay@gmail.com
Phone: 510-520-2742
Site Launched: Jul 12, 2000
Alexa Rank: 20,910,729
MOZ Domain Authority: 24
Links In: 14
Google PageRank: 3

The Largest Independent Selection of African American

Ashay by the Bay’s information was added to our database on May 25, 2014, and was lasted updated Mar 14, 2015 .


Aframerican Book Store #44 - Aframerican Book Store
aframericanbookstore.com

Owner: Marshall Taylor
Physical Store: Yes
Phone: 1-402-455-9200
Site Launched: Nov 24, 2003
Alexa Rank: 21,701,822
MOZ Domain Authority: 0
Links In: 4
Google PageRank: 2

Aframerican Book Store ’s information was added to our database on Dec 10, 2012, and was lasted updated Mar 14, 2015 .


Pyramid Books #45 - Pyramid Books
pyramidbooks.com


Physical Store: No
Email: pyramidbks@aol.com
Phone: 561.731.4422
Site Launched: Feb 07, 2010
Alexa Rank: 22,174,760
MOZ Domain Authority: 0
Links In: 5
Google PageRank: 5

Pyramid Books ’s information was added to our database on Dec 21, 2012, and was lasted updated Mar 14, 2015 .


Dare Books #46 - Dare Books
Darebooks.com

Owner: Desmond A. Reid
Physical Store: No
Phone: 407-673-3273
Site Launched: Oct 01, 2003
Alexa Rank: 23,854,669
MOZ Domain Authority: 0
Links In: 8
Google PageRank: 2

DARE is the acronym for Desmond A. Reid Enterprises. Desmond A. Reid Enterprises was started in the basement of Mr. Reid's home, in April, 1982, as a response to the lack of books in his children's school which reflected their experiences and the contributions of people of color, especially African-

Dare Books ’s information was added to our database on Dec 11, 2012, and was lasted updated Mar 14, 2015 .


Tutu's Storybooks#47 - Tutu's Storybooks
www.shop.tutusstorybooks.com/

Owner: Maimunah Marah
Physical Store: No
Email: tutusstorybooks@gmail.com
Site Launched: Nov 28, 2013
Alexa Rank: 24,085,279
MOZ Domain Authority: 0
Links In: 8
Google PageRank: 0

Portable Children's Bookstore.

Tutu's Storybooks’s information was added to our database on Aug 22, 2014, and was lasted updated Mar 14, 2015 .


A Cultural Exchange #48 - A Cultural Exchange
aculturalexchange.org

Owner: Deborah McHamm
Physical Store: Yes
Email: info@aculturalexchange.org
Site Launched: Feb 06, 2002
Alexa Rank: 25,472,138
MOZ Domain Authority: 0
Links In: 14
Google PageRank: 3

A Cultural Exchange is a nonprofit literacy-based multicultural arts organization for children.

A Cultural Exchange ’s information was added to our database on Dec 10, 2012, and was lasted updated Mar 14, 2015 .


The Black Christian Book Review#49 - The Black Christian Book Review
blackchristianbookreview.com


Physical Store: No
Email: bcbreview@gmail.com
Phone: 214-764-4029
Site Launched: Jan 23, 2009
Alexa Rank: 26,118,832
MOZ Domain Authority: 20
Links In: 8
Google PageRank: 1

Promotes good and wholesome books to the African-American community, part of Black Christian Book Promo

The Black Christian Book Review’s information was added to our database on Feb 19, 2014, and was lasted updated Mar 14, 2015 .


Black Book News#50 - Black Book News
blackbooknews.com

Owner: Sam Chekwas
Physical Store: No
Site Launched: Aug 28, 2001
Alexa Rank: 27,405,073
MOZ Domain Authority: 0
Links In: 7
Google PageRank: 2

Black Book News’s information was added to our database on Dec 11, 2012, and was lasted updated Mar 14, 2015 .


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