For me, I didn’t learn to read [English] until I was maybe 10, so when I had kids I discovered children’s books. I started discovering that there’s no representation of [my daughter]. She’s not able to see herself in the books that she enjoys reading: She’s Muslim, she’s black, she’s a woman, one day she may wear the veil. There’s nothing that represents that and there’s nothing that celebrates that.
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