A new podcast, Mostly Lit, wants to get people “thinking better and being better.” The diverse, London-based trio discuss pop culture and literature, and hope to make reading “cool” again.
As African American students perform at significantly lower levels than students nationally, connecting with them through mainstream media platforms may be of help. Millennials are doing more than just promoting reading through a lit-focused podcast, though. The Lit Bar came onto the scene as Bronx’s only bookstore was set to close. As an afro-latina, the store’s founder wanted to create a “social hub for people to come together.” Check out The Lit Bar here.