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Celebrate Juneteenth

June 19th, known as Juneteenth, is the commemoration of the end of slavery in the United States, and the longest-running African-American holiday. To honor this historic day, we are shining the light on Black-owned bookstores, Black authors, and Black narrators. Check out these resources to celebrate, educate, and advocate!


Audiobooks by Black Authors

We asked our friends at Marcus Books—a Black-owned bookstore in Oakland, California—to help our listeners find their next audiobook by a Black author.

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Shop Black-owned bookstores

Check out this directory of Black-owned bookstores to find a store near you, or somewhere to shop virtually.

Find a store

Listen to African-American voices

Browse audiobooks by Black authors and filter by genre, bookseller picks, and more to find your next listen.

Learn more is a Social Purpose Corporation

A Social Purpose Corporation (SPC) employs a hybrid approach to growth and profit, incorporating elements of traditional for-profit business and nonprofit organization. An SPC is able to pursue both social and financial goals in the for-profit context, even if those social goals may at times conflict with the corporation’s financial interest or shareholders’ financial interests.

Social Purpose Annual Reports

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