Published on Oct 9, 2023 12:00 AM

Glory Edim Cultivated a Space for Black Excellence and Built a Legacy

Attending Howard University transformed Glory Edim’s life. The author and founder tells Ashley how her unique experience at “HU” inspired her to create Well-Read Black Girl, a book club and community for Black women. In this conversation, Glory reflects on her journey with Well-Read Black Girl, from its humble beginnings as a Brooklyn-based bookclub to its growth as a nonprofit organization. Glory also emphasizes the power of preserving Black stories as she discusses the legacy of her late father and the process of grieving and honoring his memory. As she continues to inspire the next generation of Black creatives and build her book club’s legacy, Glory has learned to count resting and relishing the present moment as new markers of success.

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