Celebrating Black History / Literature: Toni Morrison

February 15 / 16 Hello….Monday is here, Shadowbox is continuing its celebration of Black History Month. Now we’re looking at literature and who better to represent than Toni Morrison.   Born Chloe Ardelia Wofford. According to an interview, She received the baptismal name of Antony, which became the basis for her nickname Toni, when she became a Catholic at age 12. Her best known novels are The Bluest Eyes (1970), Sula (1973), Song of Solomon (1977), and Beloved (1987) to name a few…. Commissioned to write the libretto for Margaret Garner, a new opera performed in 2005. Won the Pulitzer … Continue reading Celebrating Black History / Literature: Toni Morrison