Thank you, Marley Dias! Eleven year-old New Jerseyan distributes 7,000 books with Black female main characters


“I love to read,” Marley Dias smiled. She’s smart. She’s serious. And she’s making a mark. “I was able to collect 7,000 books and I’ve donated to six different cities,” she said. Meet Marley Dias, a girl with a mission that started inside her West Orange, New Jersey classroom. “I wasn’t seeing black girls represented…

via New Jersey 11-year-old sparks change with book drive aimed at diversity — New York’s PIX11 / WPIX-TV