This Week In The Slope: Victorious Bronies,
Park Slope Stoop (blog)This Week In The Slope: Victorious Bronies, Vicious iPhone Robberies, Valorous Toni Morrison, And MorePark Slope Stoop (blog)Keep up with what's going on in the neighborhood all week — follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, and sign up for our daily newsletter. And if you ever have any news tips, story ideas, questions, or anything, email us at editor@parkslopestoop ...
Posted on 7 February 2016 | 6:39 am
Beyoncé in 'Formation': Entertainer,
New York TimesBeyoncé in 'Formation': Entertainer, Activist, Both?New York TimesThe image of Beyoncé in that dress atop the cruiser has some Toni Morrison poetry to it. You don't know whether the shots constitute a baptism or a drowning. “Formation” is the heaviest thing she's done as a video artist, particularly in the closing shots.and more »
Posted on 6 February 2016 | 8:55 pm
Baton Rouge bus boycott that provided
The AdvocateBaton Rouge bus boycott that provided template for civil rights protests memorialized at McKinley Alumni CenterThe AdvocateAdvocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Carolyn Denard, Chair of the Board of Directors of the Toni Morrison Society, speaks on the history of the Society's 'Bench by the Road,' at the ceremony unveiling the city's bench to memorialize the Baton ...
Posted on 6 February 2016 | 4:50 pm
Why this writer chronicles uncompromising
PBS NewsHourWhy this writer chronicles uncompromising black artistsPBS NewsHourShe's written about Jimi Hendrix, Toni Morrison and Dave Chappelle, but essayist and critic Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah says she's more interested in the moments that these legends have been true to themselves. Ghansah offers her Brief but Spectacular take ...and more »
Posted on 4 February 2016 | 5:16 pm
Toni Morrison on her novels: 'I think
The GuardianToni Morrison on her novels: 'I think goodness is more interesting'The GuardianToni Morrison wants everyone to know that she hates the title of her newest novel, God Help the Child. The original title, Morrison said Tuesday night at Congregation Beth Elohim in New York, was The Wrath of Children, and in her opinion it was wonderful.New in paper: Toni Morrison, Nick Hornby, Kate MulgrewUSA TODAYall 2 news articles »
Posted on 4 February 2016 | 12:19 pm
The Bearable Lightness of Michael Dirda
Not literally—he grew up in Lorain, Ohio, whereas I’m from the Virginia suburbs of Washington, D.C. He is also 30 years older than I am, though in a coincidence, my father grew up in Lorain, a town that also produced Toni Morrison. He claims to dislike ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 7:08 pm
The Fire This Time: Ta-Nehisi Coates’s
The literary device employed is no coincidence. Toni Morrison has anointed Coates as the successor to James Baldwin, and while that is a heavy burden for any 40 year old to bear, it is one that he just might manage to handle with grace. Despite having ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:55 pm
8 Books to Add to the Modern Brown Girl
Eventually, I found Toni Morrison, Dr. Maya Angelou, Nikki Giovanni, Zora Neale Hurston, and more. I fell in love. It is no secret that women—particularly women of color—are coming for the old guard in literary and genre-specific writing circles and ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 3:02 pm
10 popular grammar myths debunked by a
The following sentence appeared in the verbal section of a 2002 College Board exam, and students were asked to identify an error if there was one: Toni Morrison's genius enables her to create novels that arise from and express the injustices African ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:29 am
International network France 24 spotlights
From the glamour of the Cannes film festival to 25 th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, to interviews with George Clooney, Al Pacino, Meryl Streep, Toni Morrison and Quincy Jones and so many more, "Encore!" is aimed at taking you to the ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:11 am