The New Yorker will feature Kara Walker cover

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To celebrate the legend of black literature, Toni Morrison – who died on the last day 05/08/19, at the age of 88 – the American magazine The New Yorker will have on the cover of its next one a work by the artist Kara Walker, entitled “Quiet As It's Kept ”. With a release date scheduled for 08/19, the publication will be entirely dedicated to the celebration of the writer's life and work, in addition to other topics on racism and African-American personalities. Toni Morrison received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1993, when she delivered the famous speech in which she affirmed the capacity for violence in words, not as a representation of violence but as violence in itself.

 

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