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Kids like Marley Dias makes us feel hopeful for the future. Dias first gained national attention after she launched the #1000BlackGirlBooks back in 2015 after she noticed a minimal amount of books with Black female characters. Now at 14-years-old, Marley has since become an author and she is continuing her mission to increase representation in […]

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NEW YORK (AP) — A 12-year-old advocate for diversity in literature is working on a book about activism and social justice. Scholastic told The Associated Press on Thursday that it had a deal with Marley Dias, whose hashtag #1000BlackGirlBooks is part of her mission to collect stories about women of color. Her book is not […]