Birthday Tribute | Toni Morrison: “The Pieces I Am” Screening + Panel
Since her passing on August 5, 2019, Toni Morrison’s novels, essays, and interviews comfort and continually remind us of her genius. She is one of the most profound writers and thinkers who’s ever lived.
We invite you to gather together on her birthday to honor her awesome legacy. We will screen the award-winning documentary Toni Morrision: The Pieces I Am in our auditorium. Under Timothy Greenfield Sanders’ careful direction and in moving interviews with Oprah Winfrey, Hilton Als, Walter Mosley, and many more admirers, Morrison’s incredible journey from a spirited little black girl from Ohio to Pulitzer Prize-winner shines and inspires.
After the screening, Rachel Eliza Griffiths, writer, poet, and friend of Morrison, will moderate a panel discussion on Morrison’s impact on the literary canon and our culture.