Organization collects books for prisoners

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CHAMPAIGN COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — An organization is collecting books for prisoners to commemorate Martin Luther King Day.

They are searching for paperback books in good condition about black freedom struggles and movements, African American art and culture and by African American novelists. The drive is set for January 18 at the Independent Media Center. “Urbana-Champaign Books to Prisoners” also set up an Amazon wishlist.

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