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And one last update: On May 13, 2008, Marva was recognized by The New York Urban League for her committement to the community. As a recepient of the The Frederick Dougkas Award, she embodies the mission of the award which was created in 1965 to " honor leaders in the private and public sectors whose contributions to society serve to eliminate racial barriers and promote opportunities for the disadvantaged. " Congrats!
I had the pleasure of interviewing Marva over the email and learn more about Hue-Man:
So tell me a bit about Hue-Man Bookstore. When it all began?
August 2002 with the regentrification of Harlem.
What's the most special characteristic of the store?
It is more than a bookstore. It is a sanctuary that holds a lot of history.
What role the store has in the life of Harlem, where it is located?
We have become a Mecca of culture and a continuation of the long literary history of Harlem.
What changes the store went over in the last couple of years?
hanging marketplace. With the gentrification of Harlem we our name Hue-man is even more relevant. We are updating our inventory to reflect our changing neighborhood.
What do your customers like most about the store?
It warmth and friendly, knowledgeable staff.
Can you tell me about the events in the store?
We have 25 events a month many by well know or celebrity authors. This brings to Harlem a quality not seen before.
What is the best selling book right now?
Audacity of hope and The New Earth
What is the all times best selling book in the store?
Bill Clinton's Memoir
What do you like most about the store?
I love everything about the store. The community, friendships and the amazing rolodex of people that come into Hue-man.
Any special message you want to send to book lovers in New York?
Come spend an afternoon with us, and mother's can have the bet coffee in Harlem while their children listen to Story hours on Saturday from 11-12
Hue-Man Bookstore and Cafe
2319 Frederick Douglass BlvdBetween 124th and 125th StreetsNew York, NY 10027
Monday-Saturday: 10:00 a.m - 8:00 p.m.
Sunday: 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Check out Hue-Man's events, find yourself a nice sunny morning or afternoon and visit this special bookstore. With their unique inventory, the inviting and warm atmosphere and the coffee shop located in the store, you won't regret it! And of course, don't forget to check at the counter the opportunity to balance out your books with Eco-Libris and receive our sticker on spot.
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