Cool People, Dope Books, Great Coffee: A New Bookstore in Philadelphia

Marc Lamont Hill in his new bookstore in Philadelphia, Uncle Bobbie's Coffee and Books.

There’s a new bookstore in Philadelphia!

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It’s called Uncle Bobbie’s Coffee and Books and it’s run by Marc Lamont Hill, author of Nobody: Casualties of America’s War on the Vulnerable, from Ferguson to Flint and Beyond. You may recognize him from his work as a commentator on CNN; he’s also a professor at Temple University.

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Uncle Bobbie’s Coffee and Books is in the Germantown section of Philly.

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Just look at those beautifully curated bookshelves!

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They’ve already had their first book event: Erica Dunbar Armstrong discussing her book Never Caught: The Washingtons’ Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave Ona Judge.

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Aaand they’ve instituted “Friday Night Films at Uncle Bobbie’s.”

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So great! Check them out on Facebook (Uncle Bobbie’s Coffee and Books) and Instagram (@unclebobbies), and welcome this new bookstore to Philadelphia!

Uncle Bobbie's bookstore in Philadelphia

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