Marcus Books http://kalw.org en Historic black bookstore on brink of closure http://kalw.org/post/historic-black-bookstore-brink-closure <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Marcus Books opened in 1959, and quickly became a hub for the neighborhood’s black community. Founders Julian and </span>Raye<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Richardson believed it was the first African American bookstore in America.</span></p> Wed, 19 Jun 2013 23:33:38 +0000 Holly McDede 29017 at http://kalw.org Historic black bookstore on brink of closure