#1000BlackGirlBooks' Marley Dias Charms Larry Wilmore and the Nation on The Nightly Show

Wednesday on The Nightly Show, Larry Wilmore had on Marley Dias, the New Jersey 11-year-old who—after becoming sick of reading almost exclusively about “white boys and dogs—made it her mission to collect 1,000 books featuring black girl protagonists and distribute those books at schools in both the U.S. and Jamaica.

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11-Year-Old 'Sick of Reading About White Boys and Dogs' Launches #1000BlackGirlBooks

Marley Dias is an 11-year-old New Jersey resident who’s spent more time giving back to her community in her brief time on this planet than most of us will spend in a lifetime. She’s received a grant from Disney, traveled to Ghana to help feed orphans, and now—in her latest act of altruism—she’s rounding up children’s…

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