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Goodbye, Beloved.

"We die. That may be the meaning of life. But we do language. That may be the measure of our lives."--Toni Morrison

Toni Morrison died in August at the age of 88. The author's 11 novels--which include Beloved, Song of Solomon, and The Bluest Eye--explored race in America. During her luminous career, she won the Nobel Prize in Literature, the Pulitzer Prize, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom (the nation's highest honor for civilians). In her writing and interviews, Morrison spoke truth to power, laying bare the impact of oppression and racism, as well as the power of words to fight them. Upon hearing the news, LGBTQ activists across the globe mourned her death.--ADVOCATE EDITORS

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Title Annotation:SPECTATOR: REFLECT
Publication:The Advocate (The national gay & lesbian newsmagazine)
Date:Oct 1, 2019
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