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Toni Morrison Proved There’s No Time Limit for Success

Reminder: Toni Morrison took time to become Toni Morrison

Toni Morrison
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This is what we know: More than once, Toni Morrison was a woman picking her way through a reinvention of her life.

She’d been Chloe Wofford in Lorain, Ohio, the daughter of a mother who loved books and a ship-welder father who taught her the pride of…




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Janelle Harris Dixon

Janelle Harris Dixon

I'm a writer, editor and storyteller slaying race, class and culture-isms. I love Five Guys fries, The Walking Dead and you. My mind's my 9, my pen's my Mac-10.

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