Marley Dias is the youngest person on Forbes 30 Under 30 list, and she has 17 more years to get on there again, because she’s only 13. But maybe she should just focus on running the world?
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.
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…