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Posted on 10 January 2018 | 5:55 am
Unlucky Accidents - Boise Weekly
Boise WeeklyUnlucky AccidentsBoise WeeklyIt seems that something about their story has really resonated with people right now. I think that in part, it's a lucky accident and in some ways an unlucky accident," Ward said. The book hit shelves in September 2017 and immediately drew critical ...
Posted on 10 January 2018 | 3:04 am
The end of a chapter - Duke Chronicle
Duke ChronicleThe end of a chapterDuke ChronicleIn between starting the book and finishing it, I read John Updike and Toni Morrison and Zadie Smith, all the while slowly savoring and re-reading “Adventures.” And then, with maybe 100 pages to go, I came home for winter break. I caught up with real ...
Posted on 9 January 2018 | 9:08 pm
New World A-Coming: How Black Religion
Religion DispatchesNew World A-Coming: How Black Religion Helped Shape Racial IdentityReligion DispatchesWhat inspired you to write New World A-Coming: Black Religion and Racial Identity During the Great Migration? I have been fascinated by the black new religious movements of the Great Migration era since I read Arthur Huff Fauset's 1944 Black Gods of ...
Posted on 9 January 2018 | 12:31 pm
Miller: Oprah puts it in perspective - Cape
Cape Cod TimesMiller: Oprah puts it in perspectiveCape Cod TimesIt was about 20 years ago, when the movie “Beloved,” based on the Toni Morrison novel, came out. Oprah starred in the film and co-produced it. She and other cast members came to Boston to promote it, and I got to take part in “round-table interviews ...Oprah Winfrey: The woman who rose from a deprived childhood marred by sexual abuse to hot tip for US presidentEvening Standardall 5,558 news articles »
Posted on 9 January 2018 | 11:50 am
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