Reasons for the growing Black interest in books



Stat: Additionally, the growing Black interest in books has fueled growth in Black book clubs and relevant publications.

Stat Categories: African-American Stats

Tags: African American African American,Black African American,Black,Negro

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Publisher (site that mentioned this stat): SP Times

Submitted By: Michael Raeford

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