Hip Latina: The Rise in Latina-Owned Feminist Bookstores Is More Important Than Ever
Small bookshops have been a dying business in the states, especially in big cities like NYC thanks to Barnes & Nobles and Amazon.com. But it seems that the number of feminist, Latina-owned independent bookstores is slowly growing and the timing couldn’t be better. Latinas have become more resilient, more visible, and more vocal than ever before and now they’re opening up bookstores that carry books written by and for women of color. The desire to read, find information, and be part of a community is there and these ladies are meeting it.