The History of Marcus Bookstore
In 1960, in the thriving Black business district known as the Fillmore, Julian and Raye Richardson were co-owners of The Success Printing Co. and avid readers. When friends didn't return their books, they realized the need for a Black bookstore. It was named Success Book Store. After reading Marcus Garvey's Philosophy and Opinions, they decided to change the names of their 30 year-old printshop and ten year-old bookstore to Marcus Books Printing and Marcus Bookstores, opening another store in Oakland, California.
The Marcus Bookstore Blog
Marcus Bookstore keeps a blog at WordPress. [HERE] you can see and comment on a variety of topics from books to events. We welcome your comments and may take a couple of days to respond... but we will.
Looking to Buy a Book?
We also have many of our books located for purchase by following [THIS LINK]. Please give us a call if you do not see the book you are looking for. If you can not find the book, most likely we can... We will help you get a hold of that soecial book or give you the proper information to help you locate it.
Black Authors’ Opportunity to Advertise on Marcus Bookstore’s Website
Marcus Bookstores is offering a space for black authors to advertise using Marcus Bookstores "wide reach". We have banner space as well as a page for you to sell your works. to find out more, [CLICK HERE].