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Black History Month

Our #BlackHistoryMonth collection features a variety of streaming movies, e-books and e-audiobooks that showcase the rich style of African American Cinema, share powerful stories from history, explore the lives and impact of major figures, and reflect on current events.

Black-Owned Bookstores in Illinois
  1. Afriware Books, Co
    1701 S 1st Ave, Suite 503, Maywood, IL 60153
  2. Da Book Joint
    2311 E 71 St, Chicago, IL
  3. Frontline Books & Kultural Emporium
    5206 S Harper Ave, Chicago, IL 60615
  4. Semicolon Bookstore & Gallery
    515 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60642
  5. The Underground Bookstore
    1727 E 87th St, Chicago, IL 60617
Black-Owned Restaurants in the West Suburbs
  1. Surf’s Up
    481 N Commons Dr, Aurora, IL 60504
  2. Ethio Beans Ethiopian Restaurant and Cafe
    171 S Schmale Rd, Carol Stream, IL 60188
  3. Mama Lee’s Gourmet Popcorn
    20 S Spring St, Elgin, IL 60120
  4. Franks Chicago Shrimp House
    3071 N Barrington Rd, Hoffman Estates, IL 60192
  5. JAMROCK BBQ Jerk
    1659 N, Illinois Rte 59, Naperville, IL 60563
  6. Signature Slabs
    1264 E Chicago Ave, Naperville, IL 60540
  7. Bisi Restaurant
    853 S Roselle Rd, Schaumburg, IL 60193
  8. Harold’s Chicken
    1318 N Roselle Rd, Schaumburg, IL. 60195
  9. Black Horizon Brewing Co.
    7560 S Quincy St, Willowbrook, IL 60527
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