"We are the ones we've been waiting for" - June Jordan

by Sarah Hollenbeck

Women & Children First has always prided itself on being as political as it is literary. When I bought the store from the co-founders, Ann and Linda, two years ago I took on the responsibility to maintain this mission.

Since November 2016, independent bookstores across the country have felt a call to action to become the resistance. The *rump administration is the antithesis of everything indie bookstores preserve and protect: marginalized voices, justice, the arts, education, equality, dignity, FACTS. We must fight. We have no choice. Please read THIS ARTICLE in THE NEW YORK TIMES documenting how bookstores have become hubs of resistance.