The Legacy of Toni Morrison

There is a blossoming of black women writers who are following her footsteps and making their own impact

Roxane Gay
Aug 9 · 5 min read
Toni Morrison in 2005. Photo: Micheline Pelletier/Corbis via Getty Images

Toni Morrison was unparalleled. She will always be so. A novelist, essayist, woman and sage, she was a genius of uncommon grace. This is not hyperbolic. It is, simply, fact.

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