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Black History Project: Toni Morrison

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Shekelah Weatherspoon

on 7 February 2015

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Transcript of Black History Project: Toni Morrison

Toni Morrison
Black History Month Project
The Works and Accomplishments of Toni Morrison
Morrison was awarded the Nobel prize for Literature in 1993.
Born Februrary 18, 1931 in Lorain County Ohio
Age-83
Contemporary American Novelist
First African American Woman to earn the Nobel Prize for Literature!
Published Works Include:
The Bluest Eye (1970)
Song of Solomon (1977)
Beloved (1987)
Jazz (1982)
Love (2003)
Shekelah Weatherspoon
About Toni Morrison
Two children Slade and Harold Morrison
Other Awards Include:
Presidential Medal of Freedom
Pulitzer Prize for Fiction
(Beloved)
NAACP award for Outstanding Literature
(Love)
American Book Awards
(Beloved)
Jefferson Lecture
New York Times 10 Best Books of the Year
(A Mercy)
Helmerich Award
Common Wealth Award of Destinguished Service
Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize
(Song of Solomon)
National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction
(Song of Solomon)
Corretta Scott King award for Authors
(Remember)
Medal of Distinguished Contribution to American Letters
Anisfield-WOlf Book Award
(Beloved)
Education:
Cornell University
Howard University
Home (2012)
(2015)
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