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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). As a member, you help support our various weekly and monthly programs including Poetry Night, Family Night, Night Women Book Club, Sankofa Film, Books & Discussion, author events, classes, community forums and more!

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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      
Shop & receive exclusive offers and special savings x x x
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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Included in business listing with image

 

 

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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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BLACK PANTHER Trailer

Bi-Monthly Newsletter & Shopping Guide

Black Panther Comic Booklist

Marvel's Black Panther: The Art of the Movie Cover Image
Black Panther, Book 1: A Nation Under Our Feet Cover Image
Black Panther: A Nation Under Our Feet, Book 2 Cover Image
Black Panther: A Nation Under Our Feet, Book 3 Cover Image
Black Panther Book 4: Avengers of the New World Book 1 Cover Image
Black Panther & the Crew: We Are the Streets Cover Image

Congrats to Jesmyn Ward, 2017 National Book Award Winner

Upcoming Guests & Events

An Epic Event With The Dock Bookshop
Advance Screening
Marvel Studios' Black Panther
 
Fort Worth
Family Affair - benefits Dock Monthly Family Night & Youth Programs
Thursday, February 15th
Social  8:00pm / Movie  8:30pm / Ticket Cost Per Person $15
Movie Tavern West 7th Street
2872 Crockett St, Fort Worth, TX 76107
 
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Arlington***Sold Out***
Red Carpet Event featuring Hasaan Rasheed from the Movie
Thursday, February 15th
Social 6:00pm / Movie 7:00pm / Ticket Cost Per Person $20
Studio Movie Grill - Lincoln Square
452 Lincoln Square, Arlington, TX

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POWER OF LOVE Meets MARDI GRAS "FAT TUESDAY"
An Evening of Poetry, Spoken Word & Music  
Tue. February 13 8-10 PM - The Dock
Pre-Valentine's Day - Mardi Gras - Fat Tuesday Event
CANDLE LIGHT DINNER - DEE JAY - OPEN MIC - GUEST POETS & ARTISTS - BEADS AND MORE
COUPLES $20 / SINGLES $10
FOR TABLE RESERVATIONS
or to purchase tickets Click Here or
Call 817.296.0288 or in-store 6637 Meadowbrook Dr. Fort Worth, TX 76112
 
 
FAMILY NIGHT
BLACK HISTORY CELEBRATION
February 17, 2018 - 4-6 PM  - The Dock Bookshop
 
The Dock Bookshop invites you to an evening of free fun for the entire family. Enjoy
children's story time, drumming, story telling, artistic expressions, games, food and more. Attire (optional): African Attire, dashikis or cultural T-
shirts
 

Dock Speaker Series presents
DR. ALI AL-MANSOUR

February 24, 2018 - 4-6 PM - The Dock Bookshop
Free Event

Topics
*Black Americans at The Crossroads
*Crytocurrencey &
Bitcoin

We welcome Dr. Ali Al-Mansour to talk about his newly released book Crytocurrency Glossary 4 Teens and the future of the Bitcoin as well as his book Black Americans at The Crossroads. Dr. Ali Al-Mansour is the son of legendary financial Giant Dr. Khalid Al-Mansour and Sultana Armour Al-Mansour. Dr. Ali Al-Mansour is an educator, businessman, international speaker, and world traveler with a global footprint. He is deeply dedicated to the empowerment and success of the African American community. He is a published author of various books. He has lectured at colleges and universities and the United Nations.