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Posted on 10 May 2018 | 12:41 am
Mother's Day a chance to say thanks to all
Mother's Day a chance to say thanks to all who have nurturedNew Zealand HeraldIt'll mean no more refereeing fights (or reverting to, "Work it out, guys!"); no more Ubering; no more dishwashing coercion or lawn mowing supervision; no more imitations of a human ATM (though I hear this may continue from a distance…); no more hair ...and more »
Posted on 9 May 2018 | 7:21 pm
The Future of Freedom: Group show
The Future of Freedom: Group show celebrating JuneteenthOrange County BreezeAs Toni Morrison tells us, “the function of freedom is to free someone else,” and together, we imagine new futures into existence and set to work forging paths to reach them. The Fine Arts Division invites artists to submit work that offers glimpses of ...
Posted on 9 May 2018 | 6:01 pm
Vanessa Bell Calloway Channels Zora Neale
Eurweb.comVanessa Bell Calloway Channels Zora Neale Hurston in 'Letters from Zora' at WACOEurweb.comHer work continues to live and has inspired some of today's most respected writers, including Alice Walker and Toni Morrison; an annual festival in Eatonville, FL, where she and her family spent many years, a film loosely based on her 1937 novel: Their ...and more »
Posted on 9 May 2018 | 3:05 pm
Meet Meghan Markle's mom, who is reportedly
INSIDERMeet Meghan Markle's mom, who is reportedly planning an interview with OprahINSIDERAlthough Meghan Markle has not publicly discussed her mother, Doria Ragland, since getting engaged to Prince Harry, Kensington Palace has since confirmed that Ragland will be present at the wedding. Even better, she and Markle's father, Thomas Markle ...and more »
Posted on 9 May 2018 | 2:08 pm
The Bearable Lightness of Michael Dirda
Not literally—he grew up in Lorain, Ohio, whereas I’m from the Virginia suburbs of Washington, D.C. He is also 30 years older than I am, though in a coincidence, my father grew up in Lorain, a town that also produced Toni Morrison. He claims to dislike ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 7:08 pm
The Fire This Time: Ta-Nehisi Coates’s
The literary device employed is no coincidence. Toni Morrison has anointed Coates as the successor to James Baldwin, and while that is a heavy burden for any 40 year old to bear, it is one that he just might manage to handle with grace. Despite having ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:55 pm
8 Books to Add to the Modern Brown Girl
Eventually, I found Toni Morrison, Dr. Maya Angelou, Nikki Giovanni, Zora Neale Hurston, and more. I fell in love. It is no secret that women—particularly women of color—are coming for the old guard in literary and genre-specific writing circles and ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 3:02 pm
10 popular grammar myths debunked by a
The following sentence appeared in the verbal section of a 2002 College Board exam, and students were asked to identify an error if there was one: Toni Morrison's genius enables her to create novels that arise from and express the injustices African ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:29 am
International network France 24 spotlights
From the glamour of the Cannes film festival to 25 th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, to interviews with George Clooney, Al Pacino, Meryl Streep, Toni Morrison and Quincy Jones and so many more, "Encore!" is aimed at taking you to the ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:11 am