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Nkiru Center for Education and Culture

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African/American focused bookstore, formerly called Nkiru Books

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Borough : Brooklyn
Neighborhood : Crown Heights
Commercial, Great Places to Shop, African/ American, Education

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Nkiru is the oldest black-oriented bookstore in Brooklyn. Its intimate setting and passionate owners linked generations of residents and enticed the community to read. The Store carried books you couldn’t find else where and its owners are a valuable resource and educator.

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