Her Story: Toni Morrison

Georgia as Toni Morrison

Toni Morrison (February 18, 1931) is an American novelist, essayist, editor, teacher and professor emeritus at Princeton University. Among her best- known novels are The Bluest Eye, Song of Solomon, and Beloved.

Morrison won a Pulitzer Prize for her critically acclaimed novel, Beloved,  in 1988. She Became the first African-American woman to receive a Nobel Prize in Literature in 1993, in recognition of her contributions to literature. In addition to honorary degrees and a multitude of literary awards for her work, in 2012 she was awarded the Presidential Medal of freedom. 

“If there’s a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.” 

― Toni Morrison

Toni Morrison, she made history, please share Her Story!



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shaunaupp

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