The Great Kite now available for sale is the inaugural offering of our publication program.
Due to pandemic and other re-arrangements of the economy, used book sales at Busboys and Poets are suspended. Book carts are still available at We Act Radio, 1918 MLK, SE, and a new Little Free Library is active further south on MLK. Look for additional pop-up stores to come. A moving event honoring Charnice Milton‘sContinue 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 scheduledContinue 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 andContinue 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 theContinue reading “Ugh! The Constraint of Race and the Charm of Used Books”