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Adviser noticeboard (22-26 Sep)Professional AdviserOur weekly heads-up on events, people moves and other bits for professional financial advisers... Thought of the week. "If you surrender to the wind, you can ride it." Toni Morrison. People. Personal Finance Society: David Thomas, currently joint ...
Posted on 22 September 2014 | 2:33 am
Another school year just started: welcome
Another school year just started: welcome back to the book censorship wars.Boing BoingSong of Solomon by Toni Morrison, "a rich but intense book," mysteriously merits only a 3 for educational value. The limitations of this approach become clear by comparing reviews by professional educators and editors. Booklist described Eidi: The ...and more »
Posted on 22 September 2014 | 1:53 am
Morrison Institute hosts citizen's
Morrison Institute hosts citizen's initiative review to help inform Arizona votersThe State PressASU's Morrison Institute for Public Policy partnered with Healthy Democracy to host Arizona's inaugural citizens' initiative review, which discussed pension reform among a small group of residents Sept. 18-21. Arizonans will vote on Proposition 487 ...
Posted on 21 September 2014 | 9:40 pm
Banned Books Week: Remembering the potential
Banned Books Week: Remembering the potential cost of censorshipBurlington Times NewsIn North Carolina alone there were at least six attempts to ban books in public schools over the last year in Brunswick County (Sherman Alexie's “The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian”); Wake County (Tony Morrison's “The Bluest Eye”); Watauga ...
Posted on 21 September 2014 | 8:24 pm
Book lovers: Try these literary travel
Book lovers: Try these literary travel optionsAllentown Morning CallGreenwood, a former Essence magazine editor-in-chief, also dedicated other spaces in homage to popular contemporary authors, including Toni Morrison and Walter Mosley. She incorporated romance and poetry genres, too. "I want to inspire our guests by ...
Posted on 20 September 2014 | 4:20 pm
Beach library hosts banned book triviaQuestion: What do Harper Lee, Toni Morrison, Shel Silverstein, J. K. Rowling and Art Spiegelman have in common? Answer: They're all acclaimed authors with banned books. In fact, they're on the American Library Association's Top 100 list of books people and ...
Posted on 19 September 2014 | 7:13 am
Hillary Clinton, Toni Morrison AmongNEW YORK (AP) -- Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Nobel laureate Toni Morrison were among the expected speakers at a tribute to Maya Angelou, the author, poet and stage performer who died earlier this year. The event was to be held ...
Posted on 12 September 2014 | 7:46 am
I'll have a burrito bowl with a side of ToniIn addition to burrito bowls, Chipotle is now serving food for the soul as well. The chain started publishing the works of famous writers on their take-out cups and bags on Thursday. Author Jonathan Safran Foer came up with the idea for the fast-food flash ...
Posted on 15 May 2014 | 10:01 am
Toni Morrison Society Dedicates Bench InPHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The Toni Morrison Society was in Philadelphia Thursday for a special dedication at Eden Cemetery, the final resting place for a number of African American historical figures, including singer Marian Anderson. It was a joyous ceremony ...
Posted on 25 April 2014 | 3:34 am
Flashback Photos to Celebrate ToniIt’s been 83 years since Toni Morrison was born Chloe Wofford in Lorain, Ohio. So what words do you use to celebrate one of the most important writers of our time? Not many. Instead, you take some time out of your day to read one of her lesser known ...
Posted on 18 February 2014 | 4:43 am