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    Indie bookstore Tattered Cover thinks speaking out is “a slippery slope.” Twitter does not agree.

    Emily Temple

    June 8, 2020, 9:56am

    On Saturday, Denver’s beloved independent bookstore Tattered Cover released a statement “about recent events,” asserting their support for Black Lives Matter, but also defending their silence and explaining that to align the bookstore with any “public debate” is a “slippery slope.”

    Bookstore Twitter (and Denver Twitter, and Literary Twitter, and Human Twitter) was not impressed:

    To sum up:

    Also, just going to leave this list of Black-owned independent bookstores who are open for your online orders here.

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