23 Years Ago Today, Toni Morrison won a Nobel Prize in Literature

 

On October 7th, 1993, Toni Morrison won a Nobel Prize in Literature.

“My work requires me to think about how free I can be as an African-American woman writer in my genderized, sexualized, wholly racialized world.”

When Toni Morrison won the award, she had written six novels. Toni was also a professor at Princeton.

The works of Toni Morrison have undoubtedly shaped the minds of many Black people. Morrison’s work has paved the way for many of the contemporary writers we read today.

PushBlack salutes Toni Morrison for her transformative work that she has provided the community.


Via Nobel Prize