By Char Adams via https://www.nbcnews.com/
OlaRonke Akinmowo launched the Free Black Women’s Library on a Brooklyn, New York, stoop years ago. Now, the social art project is getting a permanent home.
In its early days in 2015, the Free Black Women’s Library could be found on the steps of a Brooklyn brownstone. OlaRonke Akinmowo would lug at least 100 books by Black women authors to a stoop and invite community members to trade a book by a Black woman author.
It was a simple community-building, social art project then, but Akinmowo dreamed that one day this library would have a permanent home — both in a building and on wheels. Nearly six years later, that dream will finally become a reality. A GoFundMe campaign for the project raised more than $100,000 in just two…