Remembering Toni Morrison


Today the world lost one of its brightest, most powerful voices: Toni Morrison. Morrison’s legacy includes works such as Beloved, Song of Solomon, Jazz, and The Bluest Eye, and accolades including the 1993 Nobel Prize for Literature, and the 2012 Presidential Medal of Freedom. As a writer, Morrison was known for authentically capturing and elevating the Black experience in the United States, in particular the lives of Black women.

Many politicians have taken to Twitter to honor her memory, and share how her words have inspired them:



















To learn more about Toni Morrison’s life and accomplishments, we recommend these pieces from the New York Times, The Root, and Teen Vogue.

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