Toni Morrison

Culture & Arts
In the 2010s, the publishing industry finally wrestled with its problems with diversity.
U.S. News
Author Ta-Nehisi Coates, who also attended the ceremony, said the iconic novelist taught him the meaning of "grown folks literature."
Politics
The former president said on Facebook that "you can't go wrong by reading or re-reading the collected works of Toni Morrison."
Black Voices
Timothy Greenfield-Sanders spoke to HuffPost in June about his film that pays homage to the prolific author, "Toni Morrison: Pieces I Am."
Videos
The acclaimed novelist dedicated her career to writing about the complexities of Black life and won both the Nobel Prize in Literature and the Pulitzer Prize.
Black Voices
The legendary author, who died Monday, has long been addressing racism and distilling sometimes uncomfortable truths.
Black Voices
"Our relationship was grounded in that editing relationship, which became a friendship as well," the civil rights icon said about the late novelist in June.
Culture & Arts
The author, who died Monday at age 88, knew language isn’t limitless. But she wrote like it was.
Work/Life
The late American novelist shared career lessons that we can all learn from.
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“You can’t understand how powerfully racist that question is, can you?” the legendary author asked journalist Jana Wendt.
U.S. News
"I grew up wanting to be only her," Shonda Rhimes said about the Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist on Twitter.
Politics
Obama awarded the trailblazing author of "Beloved," "Song of Solomon" and "The Bluest Eye" with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2012.
Books
Morrison, who dedicated her career to centering the lives and histories of African Americans, won both the Nobel Prize in Literature and the Pulitzer Prize.
Politics
The conversation surrounding Trump's latest racist rants has provoked us to revisit author Toni Morrison’s 1975 keynote address at Portland State University on the true purpose of racism.
WOMEN'S WORK
Sofia Coppola, Toni Morrison, Lucy Liu and others share the best advice they got from their fathers that you can apply to your own career.
HuffPost Video
Toni Morrison is a Nobel and Pulitzer Prize-winning writer whose novels like “Beloved” unapologetically depict the African-American experience. #BlackGlory #BlackHistoryMonth
Arts & Culture
“Are you a slave to your time or the master of it?” Trump asks, seriously.
Black Voices
“The comfort of being 'naturally better than' is hard to give up.”