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The Jacksonville Public Library accepted theblackfriendchallenge and Taylor's generous donation - ensuring that the book would be available for pickup at all 21 Library locations. Learn more and register by clicking here.
Taylor believes that The Black Friend book should be in every school, every library, and put in as many teens' hands as possible. Frederick Joseph has written an essential window into the movement toward anti-racism. Read it, absorb it, and be changed because of it. More than anything, author Frederick Joseph wants to make a friend. In story after story, he relives some of his own painful experiences with racism and white supremacy.
However, he balances these harsh truths and open wounds with lots of joyful or sometimes funny moments. He talks about family, music, food. She is also an "advocate, speaker, a disruptor for good" and aspiring astronaut. The focus of her advocacy and philanthropy has historically been about shining a light on inclusion and diversity in STEM Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Taylor knows the power of books to change lives. When she was in the second grade, a librarian handed her a book about Dr.
Mae Jemison - the first Black female astronaut. Taylor had been relentlessly bullied in the first grade and here was this story about a successful Black woman who had overcome bullying and made it to the stars. She developed a love of reading, STEM and space as well as a personal mission that day. You may know Taylor as the gofundmechallenge .
For more on that, read this great NPR article. Taylor also is a lifelong and regular library userSpace Camp alumna, and a student space ambassador with Generation Mars she's determined to visit Mars one day. It was one of the biggest GoFundMe campaigns in history, actually.
Frederick is also an award-winning marketing professional, activist, philanthropist, and author. He's also one of the many people Taylor Richardson counts as a friend and mentor. When not at work, he enjoys spending time in a galaxy far, far away through Star Wars audiobooks, movies and TV shows.
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