Uniting black and white South Africans through 'living books'

Bridging the divide: the mobile living library – Audio Report for DW 15.12.2015

Maia Marie wants to end the separation between black and white people in South Africa, even 20 years after the end of Apartheid. So she created “The Mobile Living Library,” a project in which young South Africans become open books, telling their personal stories to strangers. She hopes that by swapping stories, South Africans can realize they are all part of one society.

Listen to the report on Deutsche Welle website


Date: 15.12.2015
Type: Radio report 6 min. “The Mobile Living Library”
Language: English
Outlet: Deutsche Welle
Place: Johannesburg, South Africa

Note: the music that you can hear in the background was played by Daniel Hutchinson, one of the living books.