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Toni Morrison Taught Black Women, ‘You Are Your Best Thing’

The way she centered our narratives was both radical and unapologetic

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JJust like her beloved works, the impact of Ms.* Toni Morrison as an author and thought leader will continue to transcend time and space. Many describe her works as a reflection of “the African American experience” however, this epithet ignores the…

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Amari Boyd

Amari Boyd

Social Justice Education PhD candidate, dialogue facilitator and diversity education trainer. I write for/about Black women in higher ed, facilitation &dialogue

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