A moving event honoring Charnice Milton's fourth death anniversary, May 27, 2019, launched the CMCB used book space at Busboys and Poets-Anacostia, 2004 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave SE. Read about the event at DC Line. Used books now sell for $5/each or 5/$20. Children's books, as always, are free of charge. Events designed to … Continue reading CMCB at Busboys and Poets
Busboys and Poets-Anacostia, just a block from the We Act Radio station where Charnice Milton Community Bookstore began, is now hosting a small collection of books picked by CMCB staff. After a soft opening in early March, CMCB at BBP-Anacostia continues to add titles, and the shelves are filling. The used book section is scheduled … Continue reading New books at BBP-Anacostia; Used books coming soon
This copy of the 1947 classic is in great shape. Here is more about historian John Hope Franklin (1915-2009). Diane McKinney-Whetsone is author of six novels -- including the 2004 Leaving Cecil Street -- and former teacher of creative writing at the University of Pennsylvania. Learn more about the book from Reading Group Guides and … Continue reading New: From Slavery to Cecil Street
Some titles jump out as collections grow in the Charnice Milton Community Bookstore. The Constraint of Race: Legacies of White Skin Privilege in America is one of those books. And clearly a previous reader couldn't resist commenting on one of the historic episodes described: Passage of Clinton's 1994 crime bill, and the role of the … Continue reading Ugh! The Constraint of Race and the Charm of Used Books
Visit the new "Books We Love" section at weluvbooks.org for a peek at just a few of the many books now flowing into Anacostia as the Charnice Milton Community Bookstore grows its inventory.