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We are extremely grateful to all the groups, organizations, and businesses that feature Black Pearl Books.


The Kelly Clarkson Show

Austin Bookstore Fights Back Against Texas Book Ban

Austin FC

In February 2023, the professional soccer team, Austin FC, ran a Lift Every Voice campaign. The campaign amplified voices of leaders in the community in celebration and acknowledgement of the work being done to strengthen the city of Austin.


Black Pearl Books partners with 100 Black Men of Austin to help teachers stock classrooms

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Black Pearl Books, Austin, Tex., Finds Permanent Location

Black Pearl Books, an all-ages independent bookstore in Austin, Tex., with a mission to promote diversity, inclusion, equity and cultural awareness, has moved into a permanent home at 7112 Burnet St.

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Promoting diversity, inclusion, equality and cultural awareness, Austin’s Black Pearl Books is our go-to independent bookstore.


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Black Pearl Books and the Greater Austin Reading Coalition: Getting culturally-relevant books in the hands of young readers


Greenleaf Book Group is an independent publisher and distributor dedicated to empowering authors.

Black Pearl Books was featured as a podcast guest (Episode 49) discussing how authors can get their books into independent bookstores.

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In July 2021, KUT 90.5 (Austin's NPR Station) interviewed Black Pearl Books discussing the continued focus on racial justice after 2020 protests.

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Episode 28: Education is a Form of Progress


Guest on the Good Newscast with hosts Owen, Chelsea, and Andrew discussing finding hope, empathy, and perspective from historically underrepresented voices and

the importance of education and how personal growth leads to optimism.

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The Strategist

In July  2020, The New York Strategist highlighted 10 Books Recommended by Black-Owned Bookstores.

The Black Parade Route

In June of 2020 published The Black Parade Route. It featured a directory of Black Owned Businesses.


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