Notice: Undefined index: two_hours in /home/dh_rhst2e/thenorthstar.com/wp-content/plugins/wp-rss-aggregator/includes/scripts.php on line 88
The Liberatory Power of Toni Morrison's Pen

Warning: Invalid argument supplied for foreach() in /home/dh_rhst2e/thenorthstar.com/wp-content/themes/thenorthstar/single.php on line 167

Notice: Undefined variable: author_detail in /home/dh_rhst2e/thenorthstar.com/wp-content/themes/thenorthstar/single.php on line 170

The Liberatory Power of Toni Morrison’s Pen

Sikivu Hutchinson
Aug 9, 2019 - 8:56
The Liberatory Power of Toni Morrison’s Pen

The universe that we’ve inherited from Toni Morrison is: The pell mell swoon of Jazz and its mysterious crazy in love triangle set against the backdrop of the Great Migration of African Americans to NYC, caught up in its  golden glow and cruel tease; the Blue-eyed devastation of Pecola, dreaming her truth, against incest, in the grinding poverty of segregationist Ohio; The twisted bond and  ride or die Sula-passion between two dramatically different black women; one f**k-you mad, one respectable and maybe veering towards madness; The elusive thrum of Paradise in an all-black town pulsing in the terror of the Middle Passage where Black women’s fight for self-determination, bodily autonomy, and the Beloved blasted

Login to continue reading.
Dont Have an account? join now
Lost your password? Please enter your username or email address. You will receive a link to create a new password via email.

Leave a Reply

Become a member and join TheNorthStar

Join Over 25, 000 members from all 50 states and 100+ countries to
help build and sustain the most courageous Community of liberation
journalism in the world.

More From The North Star

Say His Name: David McAtee,...

Say His Name: David McAtee, Restaurant Owner, Killed By Law Enforcement...Read More

Kendi K
0

Donney Rose — The Fire THIS...

Donney Rose — The Fire THIS Time: On the Universal Language of Riots...Read More

Donney Rose
1

See more articles from Sikivu Hutchinson

Follow Sikivu Hutchinson to see more of their article on TheNorth

Lost your password? Please enter your username or email address. You will receive a link to create a new password via email.