Black Women

'I'm 99, And the Oldest Park Ranger in America'

There's been so much in my life that has been unexpected. In 2015, I met President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama in Washington. And in 2018, I sang a song with the Oakland Symphony before a full house.

Toni Morrison's 1981 Newsweek Cover Story

In the feature, Toni Morrison discussed her childhood, her work and how she felt about being called a "black writer." "Of course I'm a black writer. That's like saying Dostoevsky's not a Russian writer."