/Toni Morrison, Nobel Prize winning author, dead at 88

Toni Morrison, Nobel Prize winning author, dead at 88

Twitter began to flood with tributes after Tuesday’s announcement of her death. Stacey Abrams, ex-Georgian Democratic gubernatorial hopeful:
Toni Morrison was a formidable intellect, a brilliant writer of our nation’s complicated stories, a heartbreaking journalist about our deepest desires and a pioneering author who demolished precepts and walls. Rest in peace and well. Angie Thomas, bestselling author:
Today, I am writing in her memory. All day if I can. Rest in Power to a true queen. Morrison’s family released a statement in The Guardian on Tuesday, saying that while her death is a devastating loss, they are thankful she lived a long and happy life. We would like to express our gratitude to everyone who knew or loved Morrison, either through her work or personal connections, but we need privacy to mourn the loss of our loved ones.”_x000D