Taylor Richardson, 17, has surpassed her goal of $15,000 and garnered $17,000 to send 1,000 girls to see the film that stars Oprah WinfreyMindy Kaling, and Reese Witherspoon. Richardson, who hails from Jacksonville, is an aspiring astronaut and believes that the film—which is centered around the space adventure of a young African-American girl who goes to rescue her dad from another planet—will help inspire Black girls to pursue careers in STEM.

Source: Black Teen Raises $17,000 For 1,000 Girls To See ‘A Wrinkle In Time’

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