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12-year-old Marley Dias teaches kids activism with new book

Last year, when she was just 11 years old, Philadelphia native Marley Dias made it her mission to hold a book drive featuring books in which black girls were the main characters. Marley launched #1000BlackGirlBooks with the help of the Philadelphia-based GrassROOTS Community Foundation Super Camp, which was founded by Marley’s mother, Janice, along with the Roots’ Tariq […]