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The Dock Bookshop is one of the largest independent, full service, African-American owned bookstores in the nation. Opened in 2008, The Dock has become a retailer, venue and a destination spot for African American literature and culture. Our mission is to inspire, inform and edu-tain readers and community thru books & other products, groups, and events. The Dock Bookshop is a force for good in the community, selling products and hosting events that inspire, inform and edu-tain. Hold your next meeting or event at the Dock!

BECOME A MEMBER and join the movement. We’re not only a bookstore, but also a cause. Our aim is to increase literacy and awareness to better communities. We promote reading and books, literacy and literary arts & family and community in collaboration with our nonprofit affiliate Literary Arts Connection (a.k.a. Texas Literacy Connection).

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Membership Benefits

General Member

$20

Yearly

Select Member

$10

monthly

Business/Premier Member

$25

monthly

E-Newsletter

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SHOP      
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EVENTS      

Receive discounts on ticketed events

 

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Priority signing at events

 

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NETWORK / GROUPS / BUSINESS      
Connect & build with others and various groups x x x

Business card/flyers in store

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Included in business listing

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Updates on networking, vendor, business opportunities

 

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Priority seating at events

 

 

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Meeting space to hold business meetings & seminars

 

 

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Vendor space and promotion of product/service/program at various events

 

 

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SUPPORT      
Support efforts to promote literacy & literary arts x x x
Support efforts to promote culture & community x x x
Support efforts to promote independent bookstores x x x
       
       

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Fort Worth Slams Presents
LIFE OF A SIDE CHICK: A Spoken Word Conversation
Saturday, June 3rd 7:30-9:30 PM @The Dock
$5 Admission/Donation
The Life Of A Side Chick Spokenword Competition & Creative Conversation. Coordinated by Mike Guinn Entertainment. THIS AIN'T CHA USUAL PERFORMANCE PLATFORM! This event uses high-powered and very sincere poetry to create conversation.
 
DOCK IN THE COMMUNITY
SankofaTalks: POWER OF EDUCATION
SATURDAY June 10, 2017 at  7 PM
@The Frederick Douglass Center, 616 W Kiest Blvd Dallas, TX 75224
Purchase Your Tickets From The Dock Bookshop & Support Literacy
Proceeds go towards Family Night!  Click to View E-blast & Purchase Tickets
The Power of Education W/GUEST Alfred Coach Powell, Jamie Jenkins, Nia Maat Khepera & Best Selling author & Hidden Colors 4 feature, Dennis Kimbro
Discussing: The ideologies from the talented 10, WEB Dubois to Booker T Washington and the Father of Black History and author of Mis-education of the Negro, Carter G Woodson. How do we adapt the information delivered  by the The Greats in the 20th Century into the 21st Century.   

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