James Fugate, co-owner of Eso Won bookstore poses next to black poetry books inside the store in the Leimert Park Village section of Los Angeles, April, 6, 2007. Book-signings there by former President Bill Clinton and NFL player Jerry Rice drew scores to the village from throughout the city who shopped at nearby boutiques and ate at local eateries. (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian)
James Fugate, co-owner of Eso Won bookstore poses next to black poetry books inside the store in the Leimert Park Village section of Los Angeles, April, 6, 2007. Book-signings there by former President Bill Clinton and NFL player Jerry Rice drew scores to the village from throughout the city who shopped at nearby boutiques and ate at local eateries. (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian)

Co-owner James Fugate reflects on his evolution as a bookseller and how Eso Won came to be the city's unofficial literary headquarters for Black writing.

Reporter: Neyat Yohannes