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Black Girls Rock: 11-Year-Old Marley Dias Named Editor-In-Residence for Elle After Launching #1000BlackGirlBooks

Elle Names Marley Dias Editor In Residence After Book Hashtag Goes Viral Earlier this year, we reported on how on young Black girl was helping changing the narrative for children of color by just collecting some books. 11-year-old Marley Dias
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