Majority Rule Day in The Bahamas

Majority Rule Day became a public holiday in 2014. It commemorates when the majority of the citizens of The Bahamas - those of African descent - gained political power for the first time on January 10, 1967, symbolizing the promise of equality, a level playing field, and fair play for all Bahamians. Along with the emancipation from slavery in 1836, and gaining Independence from Great Britain in 1973, the achievement of Majority Rule is considered one of the most important events in the history of the country.

We're Hosting Community Events all 2019!

This year Black Food Bookstore & Culture Shop will continue with its signature event, the African Pop-Up Shop. It will be held once-a-month on Saturday from 10am - 5pm. This year we will be popping up with a different small business each month. Come out to purchase African books, clothing and accessories, gift items and other handmade, quality products. Complimentary appetizers will be available. African Pop-Up Shop Dates: Saturday, August 3rd Saturday, September 28th Saturday, November 30th Saturday, December 14th We'll also host Community Movie Nights once-a-month on Sunday from 3pm-5pm. We'll be showing movies featuring Africans on the continent and throughout the Diaspora. Seats are limi

Happy Haitian Independence Day!

Today marks the anniversary of Haiti's independence, a revolution known to be one of the largest and most successful slave rebellions in the Western Hemisphere. In 1791, the enslaved African people revolted against their French oppressors, making it the world’s first black republic. The revolution was led by ex-slave, Toussaint L’Ouverture, who played a large role in defeating the French army in 1801. Haiti officially declared independence on this day in 1804.

Happy 2019!

As the new year rolls in, we would like to wish you 365 days of pure joy! May you be successful in all your pursuits and, more importantly, fully enjoy this journey called life. We look forward to having you stop by our retail store which opens this new year. We have lots of goodness in store for you so be sure to stay connected with us. Lastly, thank you so much for your support over the years! .

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