By Musa MBowe
NEW AFRICA BUSINESS NEWS, Denver, Colorado- The official website of Toni Morrison Society and family announced the death of Toni Morrison on Monday. It said, it is with profound sadness and overwhelming gratitude for the extraordinary life, mind, and artistry of Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison, that the Toni Morrison Society announces this morning that Toni Morrison has joined the ancestors.
She was born February 18/ 1931 in Lorain, Ohio. Morrison was best known for her critically acclaimed and best selling novel Beloved and many more. Awarded the 1993 Nobel Prize for Literature and was also bestowed America’s highest Civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, in 2012 by President Obama.
President Barack Obama in a twit said Toni Morrison was a national treasure, as good a story teller, as captivating, in person as She was on the page. Her writing was a beautiful, meaningful challenge to our conscience and our imagination. What a gift to breathe the same air as her, if only for a while.
Reported by Musa MBowe, New Africa Business News for North America and International Correspondent.
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