Statement of the Thabo Mbeki Foundation on the passing of Nobel Laureate, Toni Morrison.

August 06, 2019

The Thabo Mbeki Foundation wishes to convey its deepest condolences to the family the of Pan-Africanist literary giant, activist and Nobel Laureate, Toni Morrison.

As a descedent of slaves, her awareness of the enervative psychological and physical pain of loss of identity inspired her unapologetic devotion of her talents to the struggle for freedom, peace and progress by giving a voice to the oppressed around the world, particularly women and children.

The TMF calls on young people to continue reading the works of Toni Morrison and other progressive authors of her time, to draw inspiration and take heed of the noble cause to which she dedicated her life and expressed in her writing

May her soul rest in eternal peace!

Issued by the Thabo Mbeki Foundation.

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