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12-Year-Old Marley Dias of #1000BlackGirlBooks Is Now Publishing an Activism Guide for Kids

Twelve-year-old Marley Dias, known for her #1000BlackGirlBooks campaign, first sparked a movement when social media led readers across the world to participate in her mission to collect 1,000 books with black female protagonists. Read More »

MAKER Ava DuVernay Tells Variety Why It's Important Girls See Themselves in Books and Movies

Eleven-year-old Marley Dias loves books, but last year, she became frustrated with what she was reading for school. "I didn't see any black girls in the books we were being assigned," Dias said. Read More »