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  Main Street USA The Unwisdom of Solomon -
Main Street USA The Unwisdom of SolomonAmerican SpectatorAmong the seven books that earned temporary suspension from the reading list is Toni Morrison's Song of Solomon, which Wikipedia tells us is Barack Obama's favorite book (save for his own books, I infer). Wikipedia tells readers to prepare for hearing ...and more »
Posted on 30 September 2014 | 1:10 am
  Banned Books - The Slate Online
The Slate OnlineBanned BooksThe Slate OnlineSecond on the list is “The Bluest Eye” by Toni Morrison, a novel that questions standards of beauty. The main character is a black girl who wishes she had blue eyes like white girls. Some of the challenged and banned books are considered classics ...and more »
Posted on 29 September 2014 | 8:03 pm
  Delran to debut night school for area adults
Delran to debut night school for area adultsBurlington County TimesThe night school is accepting students for Cooking 101, Computers/Something for Everyone, the Vietnam War, the Holocaust, Beginner English As a Second Language for Adults, A Study of Toni Morrison's “Beloved,” Woodworking, and Graphics and Web for ...
Posted on 29 September 2014 | 4:20 pm
  Highland Park ISD reverses, drops ban of 7
KVUE Highland Park ISD reverses, drops ban of 7 books with sex, abortion, rape ...KTRK-TVOther parents and students challenged the ban on books including "The Glass Castle: A Memoir" by Jeannette Walls, about growing up in poverty, and "Song of Solomon" by Toni Morrison. Orr says the district will work to provide greater transparency and ...Highland Park ISD reverses, drops ban of 7 booksThe Idaho StatesmanHighland Park ISD Reverses Suspension On Seven BooksKERA Newsall 39 news articles »
Posted on 29 September 2014 | 1:41 pm
  Literary Lions Unite in Protest Over
New York TimesLiterary Lions Unite in Protest Over Amazon's E-Book TacticsNew York TimesA recent sign-up to Authors United who is not a Wylie client is Ursula K. Le Guin, the recipient of the 2014 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. Toni Morrison, Oprah Winfrey, Ray Bradbury and Eudora Welty are among previous ...Literary lions unite in protest against e-book tactics of AmazonBusiness Standardall 21 news articles »
Posted on 29 September 2014 | 1:12 pm
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  Augusta libraries, schools say calls to ban
As the library association observes its Banned Books Week initiative to increase awareness of censorship and banning of medias, both the Augusta-Richmond County public library and school systems say they seldom deal with challenges.
Posted on 24 September 2014 | 6:07 pm
  Banned Books Week: Toni Morrison novel
As libraries mark Banned Books Week through Saturday, author Toni Morrison's classic first novel, "The Bluest Eye," first published in 1970, still finds itself a target for censors.
Posted on 24 September 2014 | 2:56 pm
  Top 10 challenged books of 2013
The following are the 10 most challenged titles of 2013 and the reasons they were challenged, according to bannedbooksweek.org:
Posted on 24 September 2014 | 2:54 pm
  Editorial - Celebrate this week by curling
Imagine the literary world without some of the best works of Fitzgerald, Twain, Hemingway, Vonnegut, Salinger and Steinbeck.
Posted on 22 September 2014 | 4:30 pm
  Hillary Clinton, Toni Morrison among
It was New York's turn to say goodbye to Maya Angelou. Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Nobel laureate Toni Morrison were among those sharing memories of the late author and Renaissance woman artist Friday at The Riverside Church in Manhattan, a few blocks west of a Harlem town house that Angelou owned in recent years. Angelou, who died May 28 at age 86, had lived off and on ...
Posted on 12 September 2014 | 12:45 pm
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  5 absurd ways education is under attack: The
“The Fault in Our Stars” joins “Captain Underpants,” Toni Morrison’s “The Bluest Eye,” “The Perks of Being a Wallflower,” “To Kill a Mockingbird,” “Harry Potter” and many others, which have been banned over the years.
Posted on 30 September 2014 | 7:25 pm
  Kingstree native receives Robert G. Stanton
He was instrumental in 1999, in erecting the “African Importation Historic Marker” on Sullivan Island; in 2008 he assisted the Toni Morrison Society in erecting a “Bench by the Road” at Fort Moultrie. Finally in 2009 he was instrumental in ...
Posted on 30 September 2014 | 2:35 pm
  'Gilmore Girls' reading-inspired challenge:
“Honey,” said Lorelai, “why don’t you just stay home and read The Bell Jar? Same effect.” 6. Beloved by Toni Morrison “Beloved was powerful, and page turning and wonderful,” comments Lenton. 7. The Bielski Brothers: The True Story of ...
Posted on 30 September 2014 | 7:50 am
  Albright To Kick Off Lee’s Presidential
honoring Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison; at the Aspen Institute's "Citizen Artistry" conference at the Danny Kaye Playhouse in New York; and with the Silk Road Project. Mr. Albright was the youngest artist-in-residence on “Performance Today” during the ...
Posted on 30 September 2014 | 6:42 am
  Toni Morrison vs. King Solomon
Tee-hee; snicker-snicker. You see those right-wing clodhoppers scrambling for cover? Yes, sir, Highland Park High School, in Dallas, decided its kids deserved the chance to absorb exemplary works such as “The Art of Racing in the Rain” and “An ...
Posted on 29 September 2014 | 10:32 pm
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  Obama honors Medal of Freedom recipients as
Sketching impressive contributions to society in intensely personal terms, President Barack Obama presented the Medal of Freedom to more than a dozen political and cultural greats Tuesday, including rocker Bob Dylan, astronaut John Glenn and novelist Toni
Posted on 28 May 2012 | 5:09 pm
  At home with Toni Morrison
The Hudson River extends like the sun from the back of Toni Morrison's house, illuminated and infinite, undimmed by an unseasonably drab spring afternoon.
Posted on 7 May 2012 | 7:12 am
  Toni Morrison tells Ohioans she won't write
Novelist Toni Morrison tells fans in Ohio she canceled plans to write a memoir because "there's a point at which your life is not interesting."
Posted on 14 March 2012 | 5:30 pm
  Oppressed voices ring out in Morrison's
She's but a throwaway mention in Shakespeare's "Othello," a one-line reference buried in Act IV of the dense and dark tale of passion and betrayal.
Posted on 14 October 2011 | 9:16 am
  France honors 'beloved' US novelist Toni
Toni Morrison is "beloved" in France, the country's culture minister said Wednesday, as he inducted the celebrated U.S. novelist into the elite Legion of Honor society.
Posted on 3 November 2010 | 7:21 am
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  call_me_alika: RT @nulisbuku: "If
call_me_alika: RT @nulisbuku: "If there's a book you really want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it." -T@~i Morris@~
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 7:14 am
  kikyandikka: RT @nulisbuku: "If there's
kikyandikka: RT @nulisbuku: "If there's a book you really want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it." -T&!*i Morris&!*
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 7:14 am
  akashi_hisana: RT @nulisbuku: "If
akashi_hisana: RT @nulisbuku: "If there's a book you really want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it." -T!*!i Morris!*!
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 7:14 am
  Wiwid_niesz: RT @nulisbuku: "If there's
Wiwid_niesz: RT @nulisbuku: "If there's a book you really want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it." -T~~&i Morris~~&
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 7:14 am
  NikenArisandhy: RT @nulisbuku: "If
NikenArisandhy: RT @nulisbuku: "If there's a book you really want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it." -T&!i Morris&!
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 7:14 am
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  Resolved Question: Who is Toni MORRISON?
A female speaker at the graduation ceremony at Rutgers Unv in N.J.
Posted on 26 March 2011 | 11:16 pm
  Resolved Question: HEELPP!!! Why is Toni
Why is she famous... why is she important.. what did she make an impact on??? I NEED HELP!! do you have any Historical Significance...
Posted on 30 January 2011 | 7:07 pm
  Resolved Question: Can someone please help
I need to write and present an in-depth research paper on the author Toni Morrison and her work "Sula" and would like some strong important information on her...
Posted on 18 October 2010 | 1:43 am
  Resolved Question: I NEED HELP. ASAP.
Can someone please answer these questions for me? "What is the importance of community in the novel? To what degree can the murder be considered a general...
Posted on 21 March 2010 | 9:20 pm
  Resolved Question: Quotes from Jazz by Toni
Posted on 2 January 2010 | 10:13 pm
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