About Cherrelle Duncan
Cherrelle Duncan owns SOA Co. Books (pronounced “so”), an independent, Black, and female-owned pop-up bookstore. Based in Houston, SOA is dedicated to educating and empowering individuals by selling books that represent the voices of marginalized communities while emphasizing Black authors. This endeavor is helping to build the literacy program for Heads Up Houston, a local nonprofit organization, and has supported other nonprofits via book drives and book clubs. The Liberation Market is Duncan’s vision to support local, independent authors and artisans.
Image caption: Cherrelle Duncan at SOA Co. Books, Houston, 2022. Image courtesy SOA Co. Books.