“She Was a Conqueror”

From “Activists are trying to open a DC bookstore in honor of a slain journalist,” Washington Post 7/14/17: [Charnice] Milton’s parents said the bookstore’s social justice component would make it an ideal tribute to their daughter. Milton’s mother, Francine Milton, recalled her daughter reading 99 books in a single summer while in elementary school. SheContinue reading ““She Was a Conqueror””

Tax Deductible Donations

Support renovations and initial costs for the Charnice Milton Community Bookstore. Through the DC-based nonprofit, Social Art And Culture (SAAC), all donations are tax-deductible. Thank you for supporting this important community project. Look for an important announcement about CMCB in May. Donate books you love every Wednesday 5-8pm at 1918 MLK Ave SE WDC 20020Continue reading “Tax Deductible Donations”

Donate a Book You Love

“I am going to encourage everyone out there to honor my daughter by bringing a book by We Act Radio, a book that you love — not just something that you want to throw away — but something that impassioned you. She was impassioned by what she read and lived her life accordingly,” says Rev.Continue reading “Donate a Book You Love”

EOTR Lacks General Interest Bookstores

Neighborhoods East of the River in Washington, DC, have not had a bookstore for many years. Pyramid Books, formerly on Good Hope Road, was the last in Ward 8. Ward 7’s last bookstore, on Sheriff Road, which sold Christian religious texts and related items, is also long gone. There are small shops, offering specialized books,Continue reading “EOTR Lacks General Interest Bookstores”