Today, Clint Smith will teach you about the legendary writer ToniMorrison. Morrison is best known for her novels which chronicle the experiences of Black Americans throughout history. She was the first BlackAmerican Woman to win a Nobel Prize for Literature.
Clint's book, How the Word is Passed is available now! bookshop.org/books/how-the-word-is-passed-a-reckoning-with-the-history-of-slavery-across-america/9780316492935
Want to learn more about ToniMorrison's work? Check out these videos from CrashCourse Literature: Slavery, Ghosts, and Beloved: CrashCourse Literature 214: youtube.com/watch?v=6lQyPgaakY4 Sula: CrashCourse Literature 309: youtube.com/watch?v=eAHYT5gIPZg
VIDEO SOURCES 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 ToniMorrison (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. archives.gov/news/articles/toni-morrison-death-2019 Watch the videos and review your learning with the CrashCourse App! Download here for Apple Devices: apple.co/3d4eyZo Download here for Android Devices: bit.ly/2SrDulJ
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