Toni Morrison facts for kids
Toni Morrison in 2008
|Born||Chloe Ardelia Wofford
February 18, 1931
Lorain, Ohio, U.S.
|Died||August 5, 2019
The Bronx, New York, U.S.
|Notable work(s)||Beloved, Song of Solomon, The Bluest Eye|
Pulitzer Prize for Fiction
She normally wrote about racial discrimination (racism, mainly the dislike of blacks). She won awards for writing some books and she changed African-American history. She was perhaps the most successful mainly story-writing African woman in the world.
She was a famous writer and she got her good writing by the people she looked up to. They were B.W.Jones and A.I.Vinson. Her first novel (The Bluest Eyes) is the story of a girl ruined by a racist society and its violence and she had son named slade who she wrote this book with dreaming emmett. One of her books, Beloved, was made into a movie in 1998. This movie starred Oprah Winfrey.
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Street art depicting Toni Morrison in Vitoria, Spain.
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