Girls in Space

Girls in Space

Taylor Richardson Our Perfect Brown Girl of the Day

Taylor Richardson, now 14, has always been interested in space, and when she was just nine, she used GoFundMe to raise funds to attend her first space camp. This year she turned to the platform again, but she wasn't asking for help for herself. She wanted to raise enough money to take 1,000 girls to see the movie Hidden Figures so they could see examples of smart women of color killing it in STEM. Now Richardson is at it again, raising money to send girls to see the new A Wrinkle in Time movie, which is set to be released in 2018. Why? As she says on the campaign's GoFundMe page, "It’s a fantasy film that is not about some white boys fighting evil, but about a black girl overcoming it."


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