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We Need Diverse Books-Part 2

WNDB_ButtonToday is the last day of the wildly successful We Need Diverse Books campaign. They have surpassed their $100,000 goal and have expanded their vision. I am proud to be a part of what will be a sea change in …

 

Why We Need Diverse Books-Part 1

WNDB_Button1995: As a journalist at the Austin American Statesman, I am assigned to cover the Texas Representative Gonzalo Barrientos’ annual family reunion at Lake Bastrop State Park. My editor says, “Make it a fun summer piece.”

Reunions were not a …