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Afrocentric Bookstore

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Address: 333 S. State St, Chicago, IL
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+1 312-939-1956

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Don't know if this place is even open anymore or not. If not I understand why. My Wife & I went into this store (we happen to be Caucasian) & it was like that scene in Animal... read more

2 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 January 2013
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2013 via mobile

Don't know if this place is even open anymore or not. If not I understand why. My Wife & I went into this store (we happen to be Caucasian) & it was like that scene in Animal House where all the white guys go into the black bar.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2005

This is one of the greatest bookstores in the city. The owners are knowledgeable and helpful. The cultural atmosphere is great. I remember when they were a small store in the back of a store. They have come a long way. Support this valuable addition to the city. When I come home to Chicago to visit, I have to get... More 

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Downtown / The Loop
Often visitors' first stop in Chicago, The Loop is a good starting point to sample the city's energy and flavor. This central business district boasts Michelin-rated restaurants, upscale hotels, premier shopping, and enough arresting architecture to keep your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many photo galleries of downtown Chicago without a shot of Millennium Park and Cloud Gate (“The Bean”), one of the most iconic landmarks in the city. A stunning skyline coupled with cultural attractions like the Art Institute of Chicago present a Downtown where work and play peacefully coexist.
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