Her Story: Toni Morrison

Georgia as Toni Morrison

Toni Morrison (February 18, 1931 – August 5, 2019) was 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 Black woman to receive a Nobel Prize in Literature in 1993. In addition to honorary degrees and a multitude of literary awards for her work, in 2012 she was awarded the Presidential Medal of freedom

Toni Morrison

Links for Learning:

Toni Morrison Society

Toni Morrison – Poets.org

Toni Morrison – KidsBritannica


Toni Morrison – Biography

Alexander, Kerri Lee. “Toni Morrison.” National Women’s History Museum, 2019

Toni Morrison, she made history, please share Her Story using the links below!

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