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  Parents Photograph 5-Year-Old Portraying
Huffington PostParents Photograph 5-Year-Old Portraying Iconic Black Heroines In This ...Huffington PostBushelle and his wife, Janine Harper, have been styling and photographing their 5-year-old as some of history's most impressive black heroines, alongside the original iconic portraits. Josephine Baker, Toni Morrison and Mae Jemison are among the ...and more »
Posted on 13 March 2015 | 2:56 pm
  Toni Morrison, Marilynne Robinson Celebrated
VultureToni Morrison, Marilynne Robinson Celebrated at the National Book Critics ...VultureWatching Toni Morrison accept the National Book Critics Circle's Lifetime Achievement Award last night, bookended by standing ovations, wheelchair-bound but undiminished in a shimmering silver dress and jaunty grey beret, was a little like watching ...The National Book Critics Circle Honors Toni Morrison, Marilynne Robinson, at ...Library JournalToni Morrison receives standing ovation, lifetime achievement award at critics ...Tampabay.comToni Morrison wins National Book Critics Circle Award in Lifetime AchievementNew Pittsburgh CourierMalay Mail Onlineall 7 news articles »
Posted on 13 March 2015 | 8:01 am
  5-Year-Old Girl Is Transformed Into Black
Yahoo Parenting5-Year-Old Girl Is Transformed Into Black Heroines for Photo SeriesYahoo ParentingPhotographer Marc Bushelle and his computer-programmer wife, Janine Harper, are doing weekly photo shoots with their 5-year-old daughter Lily, who's been dressed and posed to resemble history makers including Toni Morrison, Grace Jones, and ...Parents Teach Their Daughter About Black History Through Dress-UpThe Root (blog)all 3 news articles »
Posted on 13 March 2015 | 5:54 am
  Toni Morrison, Claudia Rankine and Roz Chast
The GuardianToni Morrison, Claudia Rankine and Roz Chast honoured at NBCC awardsThe GuardianMorrison said the first critic to take her book seriously was the critic John Leonard, for whom the First Book Prize is named. The NBCC awarded Phil Klay the John Leonard First Book Prize for his story collection Redeployment. This is the only award at ...Toni Morrison, Roz Chast Among Winners of National Book Critics Circle AwardsWall Street Journal (blog)Meet three National Book Critics Circle Award winnersPBS NewsHourMarilynne Robinson wins National Book Critics Circle prizesBBC NewsLos Angeles Times -Minneapolis Star Tribuneall 78 news articles »
Posted on 12 March 2015 | 5:56 pm
  Photos: From Grace Jones to Toni Morrison,
NPR (blog)Photos: From Grace Jones to Toni Morrison, Little Girl Dresses Up Like Black ...NPR (blog)While surfing the web one day, Janine Harper came across a project where a photographer had taken pictures of her daughter dressed up as famous women, including Coco Chanel and Amelia Earhart. Harper showed the project to her husband, ...and more »
Posted on 11 March 2015 | 2:38 pm
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  30 books for spring reading
Spring used to be a quiet time for publishing, but not anymore; there are plenty of meaty reads coming out between now and July 1. Look for titles from David McCullough, Kazuo Ishiguro, Toni Morrison, Kate Atkinson, Stephen King and Sara Gruen.
Posted on 22 March 2015 | 11:42 am
  6 masterpieces from Poetry Day
Poets and poetic souls celebrated World Poetry Day on Saturday by sharing their favorite verses with fellow masters of rhymes in the Twitterverse.
Posted on 22 March 2015 | 12:43 am
  The day when everyone was a poet
Poets and poetic souls celebrated World Poetry Day on Saturday by sharing their favorite verses with fellow masters of rhymes in the Twitterverse.
Posted on 21 March 2015 | 7:42 pm
  Rockford police looking for missing woman
Antoinette "Toni" Morrison, 59, was last seen Friday afternoon.
Posted on 20 March 2015 | 2:48 pm
  Woman, 59, reported missing in Rockford has
  UPDATE: The Rockford Department of Public Safety announced Antoinette Morrison has been located.           ROCKFORD, Mich. — Antoinette “Toni” Morrison was reported missing Friday by the Rockford Department of Public Safety. Morrison, 59, was last seen on East Main near Elizabeth Street at 2 p.m. Friday, according to a release. […]
Posted on 20 March 2015 | 2:33 pm
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  Mississippi marks year of 3 women artists
Centennial events continue with the Oxford Conference for the Book in late March, a Creative Arts Festival with a keynote by poet Nikky Finney and dedication of a Toni Morrison Bench by the Road, the “Mississippi Jubilee: From Slavery to Freedom ...
Posted on 28 March 2015 | 3:08 pm
  Jacqueline Smith: Who's next in the
On the board, she had the audacity to not support fellow Republican Harry Shaker's quest to remove "The Bluest Eye," by Toni Morrison, from high school classes. Jane could have petitioned to get on the ballot, as others have done. But instead, she accepted ...
Posted on 27 March 2015 | 6:00 pm
  My year of conscious reading
In February, I bought Binyavanga Wainaina’s memoir, One Day I Will Write about this Place, ordered NoViolet Bulawayo’s We Need New Names and preordered Toni Morrison’s God Help the Child, which releases in April. I did not know it then, but the ...
Posted on 27 March 2015 | 8:20 am
  Theater Review: There are other worlds
I have been carrying around this quote by Toni Morrison. “So Ralph Ellison writes ‘Invisible Man’ and as good as that book is, I have to ask, invisible to whom? Certainly not to me.” She is talking so succinctly about gaze, the white gaze ...
Posted on 27 March 2015 | 6:56 am
  Why Am I Always Defending My HBCU Education
The possibility of being completely invisible at a PWI exists, even when you stick out. More importantly, how ridiculous do you sound praising Toni Morrison's writing, I asked my classmate, only to trash the very educational institution that produced her?
Posted on 27 March 2015 | 6:43 am
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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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  WildBluePress: ☾ "If there's a book
WildBluePress: ☾ "If there's a book that you want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it." - T*~#i Morris*~# #quote
Posted on 29 March 2015 | 3:27 pm
  enodine: RT @ekp: "if you are free, you
enodine: RT @ekp: "if you are free, you need to free somebody else. If you have some power, then your ~% is to empower somebody else.” ― T%#i Morr…
Posted on 29 March 2015 | 3:27 pm
  Tha_Heir: #ChrisRecommends The Bluest Eye by
Tha_Heir: #ChrisRecomm&~#s The Bluest Eye by T#%!!i Morris#%!!. Intellectually, it is about how Eurocentric beauty…
Posted on 29 March 2015 | 3:27 pm
  sylvaine_angela: RT @RMFWriters: "If
sylvaine_angela: RT @RMFWriters: "If there's a book that you want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it." - T&i Morris& #writing…
Posted on 29 March 2015 | 3:27 pm
  GwenLister1: No place for self-pity. No room
GwenLister1: No place for self-pity. No room for fear. Essay by T~&&@i Morris~&&@.
Posted on 29 March 2015 | 3:27 pm
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  Resolved Question: What does this quote by
Toni Morrison said at a college graduation speech at Barnard titled Cinderella's Stepsisters, "...the function of freedom is to free somebody else". What exactly does this mean/how does this quote relate to the speech? The entire speech can be found here about halfway down the webpage.'s+Stepsisters%2522.pdf
Posted on 29 August 2013 | 2:54 pm
  Resolved Question: Sula by Toni Morrison?
I read the book Sula by Toni Morrison for school and now i have to write a paper on the topic is basically about who was the hero in the story. At first i thought the main character which is Sula but she did a lot of bad things BUT it brought people together. Then i was thinking Eva because she been through a lot throughout the story. I may end up picking Eva but I wanted to know what do you think.
Posted on 20 July 2013 | 2:29 am
  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 about her... if you do... please tell me where you got the info from(:THANK YOU
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 biographical background, where she was born, knowing about the author's background, telling what I know about the author, thematic references what are the themes she deals with and also need examples of critical analysis. What are some of the important things that I can present in my oral presentation and what is a good way to outline this research paper and a strong thesis statement. Please help me if you can. Thanks in advance.
Posted on 18 October 2010 | 1:43 am
  Resolved Question: Beloved by Toni Morrison?
In the book Beloved by Toni Morrison, who or what is Beloved? (name some theories, suggestions, guesses, etc)
Posted on 25 August 2010 | 10:12 pm
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