It's always sad when one of our favorite businesses close.
And come Christmas 2007, there's a possibility that EsoWon Books, L.A.s well-known black-owned and black-focused bookstore might close.
Article here in the Los Angeles Wave: Black-themed bookstore faces possible closure.
They cite the usual culprit: not being able to compete with the discounts offered by chain stores and the internet, and a smaller amount of mass orders from local libraries and public schools.
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