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October 8, 2022

Today, Clint Smith will teach you about the legendary writer Toni Morrison. Morrison is best known for her novels which chronicle the experiences of Black Americans throughout history. She was the first Black American Woman to win a Nobel Prize for Literature.

Clint's book, How the Word is Passed is available now!

Want to learn more about Toni Morrison's work? Check out these videos from Crash Course Literature:
Slavery, Ghosts, and Beloved: Crash Course Literature 214:
Sula: Crash Course Literature 309:

Michelle Alexander, The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness (New York: New Press, 2010).
Nellie Y. McKay, ed. Critical Essays on Toni Morrison (Boston: G.K. Hall & Co., 1988).
Philip Page, Dangerous Freedom: Fusion and Fragmentation in Toni Morrison’s Novels (Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 1995).
Toni Morrison: The Pieces We Am. Directed by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders. June 21, 2019.
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