A new anthology, “Talking Back: Voices of Color” (Red Letter Press, 2015), presents an unusually diverse group of writers speaking out on issues affecting communities of color.
Last week, Geoffrey’s Inner Circle in Oakland hosted “The Benefit of Words,” a performance event benefitting Marcus Books. The night was filled with music, poetry, and art to honor the oldest African American bookstore in [...]
Rallying to support Marcus Books – Oakland’s historic African American bookstore – Delroy Lindo hosted the “Black Men Speak” series last Saturday with Danny Glover, Shabaka Henley, and John Burris at the Heart & Soul [...]
Three generations of the Richardson and Johnson Families, representing the legacy and future of Marcus Books, met in the chambers of Mayor Ed Lee’s office on the morning of Feb. 13 as he signed-off on [...]
I am a 56-year-old Black man who has read a total of five books in my life. I simply do not like reading books. Now before you get too excited, I have read the Holy [...]
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors this week passed a resolution in support of Marcus Books, the oldest Black-owned and Black-themed bookstore in the country. The fight to save Marcus Bookstore in San Francisco has [...]