Toni Morrison
    Mar. 08, 2017

    Happy International Women’s Day!

    Pretty much says it all, doesn’t it? Nothing worthwhile happens overnight and change takes time — and work. Lots and lots of work. In politics, Ohio can make a proud claim: Victoria Woodhull (1838-1927) was the first woman to run for president of the United States. There’s some discussion about the legitimacy of her bid for office: Woodhull was under ... Read More
    Dec. 10, 2013

    Toni Morrison and the Nobel Prize

    Today we’re celebrating the 20th anniversary of Toni Morrison’s Nobel Prize in Literature! Unlike other literature prizes that are awarded for a specific book, the Nobel Prize in Literature is awarded for a body of work. When Morrison won the award in 1993, she had published six novels: The Bluest Eye (1970), Sula (1973), Song of Solomon (1977), Tar Baby ... Read More