Jason Reynolds on Diversity

It’s become a cliche to say that knowledge is power, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t true. Coretta Scott King award-winning author Jason Reynolds talks about diversity in books, maintaining that we need diversity for now and because books are a time capsule to the past. We can learn about other people of all different walks of life and eras through books. For kids and adults alike, this encourages empathy, critical thinking, and more.

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Mark Pearson

Mark Pearson

Mark is a cofounder of Libro.fm. He lives in Seattle where he enjoys running in the rain, playing tennis when the sun makes an appearance, over and undercooking food, and reading The New York Times on paper.

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