Arts Aug 06

Toni Morrison, the first black woman to receive the Nobel literature prize, has died. Photo by Deborah Feingold/Corbis via Getty Images
Lessons we can learn from Toni Morrison

The American novelist wasn’t afraid to speak publicly about the themes in her novels and to challenge journalists on their questions. Here are several lessons to remember about Morrison’s career as a writer.

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Remembering Toni Morrison’s ‘beautiful human urgency’

Author and Nobel laureate Toni Morrison died Monday at age 88. The acclaimed writer, editor and professor helped transform American literature, bringing forth a black perspective that had rarely been heard. Jeffrey Brown reports and talks to Princeton University’s Tracy…

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