“Make up a story… For our sake and yours forget your name in the street; tell us what the world has been to you in the dark places and in the light. Don’t tell us what to believe, what to fear. Show us belief’s wide skirt and the stitch that unravels fear’s caul.”
― Toni Morrison, The Nobel Lecture In Literature, 1993
Lorain, Ohio-born novelist Chloe Anthony Wofford was born today in 1931, second of four children. Better known as Toni Morrison, she who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1993 and the Pulitzer in 1987.