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Marley Dias


Marley Dias

AUTHOR OF Marley Dias Gets It Done: And So Can You!

Bio: Marley Dias made headlines as a sixth grader when she started the #1000BlackGirlBooks campaign to collect children’s books featuring black protagonists. Her initiative led to appearances on The Nightly Show, Today, CBS This Morning, and many more. Marley has been featured in the New York Times, has been recognized as a “21 under 21” ambassador for Teen Vogue, is an editor in residence for Elle.com, and launched a national literacy tour in partnership with the White House. Marley lives in New Jersey with her parents. In her forthcoming nonfiction book for ages 10 and up, Marley Dias shows kids how to make their own dreams come true. 

Website: grassrootscommunityfoundation.org
Marley's Twitter: @iammarleydias

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Earlier Event: November 13
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Later Event: November 13
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