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In Memoriam Toni Morrison

In Memoriam Toni Morrison

Toni Morrison dies at 88 We are profoundly sad to report that Toni Morrison has died at the age of eighty-eight. She died last night at Montefiore Medical Center in New York. The Bluest Eye, Morrison’s first novel, was published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston 

Black Lives Images – Going Once, Twice, Sold!

Black Lives Images – Going Once, Twice, Sold!

It’s an end of an era as Johnson Publishing Company’s iconic photo archive collection is expected to go on the auction block.  But if you head up to Boston’s Colby Museum, you may get a final glimpse of what could be the last time the 

Book Notes: Fight Like a Girl

Book Notes: Fight Like a Girl

Fighting with someone you love is no different than fighting with someone you dislike – both threaten your security in some way.

Whether it is a lover who is threatened by your strength, a co-worker who is threatened by your skills and your unique ability to get the other employees to assist on a project, your BFF, or a hater who just can’t stand that you exist on the same planet- it’s all the same fight.

And when ignoring is not enough and it comes time to fight, Harriet Rubin, author of The Princessa says it is okay to fight like a girl.

In fact, whenever anyone has been successful at winning a war or battle, such as Gandhi they’ve fought like a girl. Men can also fight like girls and when they do – they win.

And that goes for war you may be waging such as the one we most frequently find ourselves in when it comes to the people we love.

Just remember –

“People don’t want to be defeated, but they do want to be won, or won over” ~The Princessa.

 


updated post previously published 09/27/2007