Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

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Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

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Bigger and better: Afrocentric Expressions quadrupled its space with its move last week to a new address on Olive Boulevard, and it has announced several additions to the bookstore. As of this month, the store will be called Afrocentric Books & Cafe (the cafe won't be open for a few weeks, though).

Co-owner Teresa Coffer says the store continues to offer the Sister Circle, an African-American women's support group. It is looking for volunteers for an after-school tutoring program for youths and is forming book discussion groups and a travel club.

The store, which carries books by or about African-Americans, is adding a gallery for art and will sell more gift items. "We needed bigger space for authors on tour, and we want to be able to offer more community-oriented activities," Coffer said. The store's official grand opening will be March 26, when it will host poet Nikki Giovanni. For more info, call the store, 8081 Olive Boulevard, at 991-0097. …

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