Zawadi Books - Mug
Zawadi Books is a bookstore that specializes in books and materials that are by and about people of African descent. The quaint shop holds author readings, book discussions, a Reading Room, and houses a storytelling resource center. It is one of America's longest operated independent-black owned bookstores, with over 40 years in business!
Sharon and Kenneth Holley founded Harambee Books and Crafts around 1976 (becoming Zawadi Books in 2010) as a way to contribute to the community. A hub for events like Kwanzaa, Marcus Garvey Day, Malcolm X day and other WNY events and meetings it has been a space for the community while showcasing that reading matters. Kenneth founded BLES which gave employment to individuals while working with previously incarcerated and programs for senior citizens and Sharon was the first African American female Director of Urban Services for the Erie County Library overseeing every branch.
1382 Jefferson Ave.
Buffalo, NY 14208
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Whether you're drinking your morning coffee, evening tea, or something in between – this mug's for you! It's sturdy and glossy with a vivid print that'll withstand the microwave and dishwasher.
• Dishwasher and microwave safe
• White and glossy