Toni Morrison honored with Forever stamp


This image released by the USPS shows a forever stamp featuring Nobel laureate Toni Morrison. (USPS via AP)
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Legendary author Toni Morrison has been honored with a Forever stamp. The stamp dedication ceremony took place at Princeton University, where Morrison was a professor from 1989 to 2006, on March 7, which included a video message from Oprah Winfrey and a letter from former President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama.

Morrison was born in 1931, in Ohio. She wrote 11 novels, including “The Bluest Eye,” “Song of Solomon,” “Beloved” and “God Help the Child,” among others, as well as several non-fiction works. Throughout her life, Morrison was a prominent voice on issues of race and social justice, and her work had a significant impact on the literary and cultural landscape of the United States.

Toni Morrison died at 88 years old in 2019.

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