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Una Mulzac, American bookseller, died she was 88.


Una Mulzac was a Harlem-based bookseller and founder of “Liberation Bookstore”, which specialized in political and Black power materials died she was 88..[1]

(April 19, 1923 – January 21, 2012) 

Life

Mulzac was born in Baltimore, daughter to Hugh Mulzac, a socialist and the first black commander of a ship in the United States merchant marine. She grew up in Bedford Stuyvesant, where she graduated from Girls High School.
In 1963, Mulzac moved to British Guiana; after fighting for revolution, she was injured in a bomb attack.
In 1966, she moved to Harlem; in 1967, she opened Liberation Bookstore.[1] Mulzac was on the executive board of the Harlem chapter of the NAACP.[2]
Her grand nephew is Sharrif Simmons, a poet and songwriter.[3]

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