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In Praise of Toni Morrison's Enduring Legacy

On Wednesday, August 14th, The Center for Fiction hosted an evening of readings, music, reflection, and gratitude in celebration of the life and legacy of Toni Morrison.

Opening remarks and readings by Erroll McDonald. Music by Craig Harris, Vincent Chancey, Jay Rodriguez, Omar Kabir, Richard Fairfax, Lee Odom, and Peter Lin.

Additional readings from her work by Dr. Brenda Greene, Kia Corthron, Nicole Dennis-Benn, Rachel Eliza Griffiths, Keisha-Gaye Anderson, Tyehimba Jess, Glory Edim, Monique Truong, Simeon Marsalis, Idra Novey, De’Shawn Charles Winslow, Regina Porter, Mahogany L. Browne, Mariam Bazeed, and Tiphanie Yanique.

Presented in collaboration with the Center for Black Literature at Medgar Evers College, CUNY.