GOOD READS: New York Magazine on Toni Morrison

Toni Morrison is actually the creation of a writer named Chloe Wofford. Who knew?

Big profile on Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison.  Check it out:

As a student, then an editor, then an author and academic, Morrison fought unapologetically for the importance of considering racial politics in literature and of bringing marginalized American forces and shameful American secrets into the cultural mainstream.

Full piece is here. Haven’t read it yet.  I just wanted to post this Chuck Close photo of her.

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Fear Of A Black President

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GOOD READ: Erykah Badu to Wayne Coyne: “Kiss my glittery ass!”

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A worthwhile read on the go-go legend

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So much conversation–and now maybe some justice–for this young man.

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