I wrote about how everything I am as a writer begins and ends with Toni Morrison who shepherded a generation of black writers by showing us that we are rich places to write from.
Reading now, this from ⁦⁩: “The Legacy of Toni Morrison.”
.⁦⁩, one of the brilliant voices of our time, on one of the brilliant voices of all time.
It's not a secret to those who follow me that I have been inspired by Toni Morrison's writing and 's writing. So it's a privilege to read 's piece on Toni Morrison.
From The Legacy of Toni Morrison. "Ms. Morrison taught me and an entire generation of black writers to recognize that we are rich places to write from. She showed us that we must matter first to ourselves if we hope to matter to anyone else."
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"Everything I am and ever will be as a black woman who writes begins with the work of Toni Morrison," writes
"The best way we can honor Toni Morrison’s legacy is to remember her as the astonishing and brilliant and very human woman she was. It is her humanity that made her so extraordinary." The Legacy of Toni Morrison