12 Must Read Books by Toni Morrison

We have lost a literary pioneer. Toni Morrison passed away at the age of 88 yesterday but her work lives on. The powerful thing about writing and being a creative is that the work transcends time. Toni Morrison left us with precious jewels which remain on the shelves and that can be added to your personal collection. BWNC celebrates Toni Morrison. Here, we list all of her books in chronological order and purchase links so you can get your reading on. 1.The Bluest Eye (1970) The novel, which takes place…

White America’s Biggest Fear

White America’s hatred toward a more diverse America is nothing new. Long before the election of Mango Mussolini, White America and their accessories, especially guns, have been treasured more than their bible, because THEIR guns offer a false freedom and protection against their greatest fear, the fear of a non-white America. So, when White America chooses to use this “treasured” accessory to target non-white Americans, it comes as no surprise to, well, non-white America. The fear of a non-white America isn’t a fear based on some big picture, macro fear.…

Legendary Literary Icon Toni Morrison Passes Away at 88

“I’m Writing for Black People. I Don’t Have to Apologize” – Toni Morrison The Morrison family confirmed “with profound sadness” that Morrison had died “following a short illness”. The Morrison family statement said the “extremely devoted mother, grandmother, and aunt” had “passed away peacefully last night on August 5th surrounded by family and friends”. “The consummate writer who treasured the written word, whether her own, her students or others, she read voraciously and was most at home when writing,” it continued. “Although her passing represents a tremendous loss, we are…