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L'Ouverture Books

Inspired by the triumphant leader of the Haitian revolution, L’Ouverture Books, Beans & Gifts is a realization of our affinity for knowledge, wisdom and understanding. Our enterprise reflects a tradition of African-American bookstores purposely situated across so many urban landscapes in America. Traditionally, these are places where hopes and aspirations manifest by means of thoughtful community building.
Our store – through its online and brick 'n mortar presence – offers a diverse set of titles for all people, especially folks curious about ethnic-American experiences, and histories of people in the African diaspora. We promote family literacy and critical examination whenever opportunities permit. Because we are community-centered, we embrace the joys of coffee, tea and gift-giving.

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