Yashar Ali 🐘+ Your Authors @yashar New York Magazine/HuffPost Contributor Email: [email protected] Direct Messages Open Text/Call/Signal/Confide/WhatsApp: 310-795-2497. Agents: UTA Aug. 06, 2019 1 min read + Your Authors

1. Toni Morrison, author, Nobel Laureate, and trailblazer, has died at 88.

2. In 1993, Toni Morrison became the first African-American to be awarded a Nobel Prize for literature.

3. Toni Morrison and her black women's writing group in 1977

June Jordan, Alice Walker, Ntozake Shange, Lori Sharpe and Audrey Edwards

4. Toni Morrison on racism

5. Toni Morrison and Maya Angelou

6. This advice from Toni Morrison in 2000 on the @Oprah show changed my life and changed how I related to kids.

I can promise if you weren't already aware of this, it will change your life.

You can follow @yashar.


Tip: mention @threader_app on a Twitter thread with the keyword “compile” to get a link to it.

Enjoy Threader? Sign up.

Since you’re here...

... we’re asking visitors like you to make a contribution to support this independent project. In these uncertain times, access to information is vital. Threader gets 1,000,000+ visits a month and our iOS Twitter client was featured as an App of the Day by Apple. Your financial support will help two developers to keep working on this app. Everyone’s contribution, big or small, is so valuable. Support Threader by becoming premium or by donating on PayPal. Thank you.

Follow Threader