Afrikanah Book Club was founded in 2018 in Houston, Texas. Since its inception, the club has grown tremendously. It has not only expanded to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, but has also been a virtual book club since 2019. The club has membership from Oakland, California to Queens, New York.
To facilitate a space where young black women can gather socially and grow intellectually through the exploration of literature produced by black women and literary works with strong black female characters and subject matters.