Don’t question Angela Davis’ manuscript, Toni Morrison warned her publishing colleagues. Davis was not “Jane Fonda” but, rather, “Jean d’Arc.”
Tag: Toni Morrison
There has long been a fear that media only makes room for one Black writer at a time. But that’s always been difficult to prove—until now.
“Writers are being made to carry the weight of politicians.”
“Octavia Butler teaches us,” explains Black playwright Ericka Dickerson-Despenza, “…that we have two options in Apocalypse: adapt or die.”
The “papers” of Toni Morrison can be accessed through a Princeton computer terminal. But where do these digital drafts end, and Beloved begin?
What will our children remember of this time, when their play and freedom are confined—or freed—by the digital?
Many black scholars—especially those who study black life, history, and culture—would recognize an uncomfortable and familiar situation that epitomizes ...