Rebound Video Series

Philadelphia: Harriett’s Bookshop

Jeannine Cook had a dream: open a bookstore that celebrated women activists – especially women of color. She was finally able to open the shop just before the new year. Then the coronavirus pandemic hit, fundamentally altering her small shop. The fight for racial equality bolstered the store’s profile, but also made it a target. Here’s a look at the ups and downs of running a minority-owned business in these unique days.