Marshall’s Music and Bookstore: America’s oldest Black-owned bookstore

World Today

Marshall’s Music and Bookstore in the southern U.S. state of Mississippi has been in business for more than 80 years, making it the oldest Black-owned bookstore in the country.

For more than 80 years, this shop has been a beacon for the community.

And its owner believes its role in the community is more important now than ever.

CGTN’s Dan Williams reports.