When Marley became frustrated by a lack of Black female characters in books, she launched the #1000BlackGirlsBooks drive two years ago. Her campaign to collect 1,000 books that feature Black female role models by February 2016 went viral. She easily surpassed that goal, reaching more 8,000 books so far…”

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12-Year-Old Marley Dias Hopes To School Peers To Become Activists | The Michigan Chronicle

Scholastic plans to publish a children’s book on social activism written by a 12-year-old Marley Dias.

Source: michronicleonline.com/2017/02/15/here-is-how-a-12-year-old-hopes-to-school-peers-to-become-activists/

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