In 'Southside With You,' when Barack met
Washington PostIn 'Southside With You,' when Barack met MichelleColorado Springs GazetteBarack is reading Toni Morrison's "Song of Solomon" before he leaves to pick up Michelle. Names of people killed on the streets of Chicago adorn a wall they stride past. Debate over the divisive ending of "Do the Right Thing" (when Mookie throws a ...Review: Barack meets Michelle in gentle 'Southside with You'Detroit Free Pressall 153 news articles »
Posted on 26 August 2016 | 3:24 am
Inside Out Writers: An Introduction - Youth
Youth TodayInside Out Writers: An IntroductionYouth TodayAs Toni Morrison once said: “The function of freedom is to free someone else.” Today the United States has the highest rate of youth incarceration of any developed nation, with an estimated 70,000 young people behind bars in the country on any given day.
Posted on 26 August 2016 | 3:11 am
The Superman Crossover That Perfectly
GizmodoThe Superman Crossover That Perfectly Explained White Privilege Decades AgoGizmodoAn alien ship lands on Earth. Its occupant gets raised as human, hiding special abilities for fear of reprisal. But when the superpowered extraterrestrial becomes an adult, Truth, Justice and the American Way mean something very different. Because this ...
Posted on 25 August 2016 | 10:19 am
A tent city grows in Homan Square - Chicago
Chicago TribuneA tent city grows in Homan SquareChicago TribuneHe pulls back the curtain of an adjoining tent to reveal a small library, stocked with Toni Morrison, F. Scott Fitzgerald, "Lean In." He grabs a paperback: " 'Erotic Odyssey'? Who donated this?" He moves on. There is a tent dedicated to art supplies ...
Posted on 25 August 2016 | 9:49 am
Anmeldelsen av «Gud hjelpe barnet» av Toni
Anmeldelsen av «Gud hjelpe barnet» av Toni MorrisonNRKDet er en roman som gjør inntrykk, om den ikke kan måle seg med hennes aller beste. MEXICO PEOPLE MORRISON. Toni Morrison (bildet) mottok Nobelprisen i litteratur i 1993. Gjennom et engasjert forfatterskap har hun skildret livene til svarte amerikanere ...
Posted on 25 August 2016 | 6:14 am
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