Toni Morrison and the music of black life–a tribute by Daphne A. Brooks

Daphne A. Brooks
August 16, 2019

 ”She was, in my mind, a rebel sister theorist of music,” writes Daphne A. Brooks in her tribute to the literary icon and Nobel laureate, Toni Morrison, who passed away on August 5, 2019, in New York. 

 Daphne A. Brooks is William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of African-American Studies at Yale University. She is the author of “Liner Notes for the Revolution: Black Feminist Sound Cultures,” forthcoming in 2020 from Harvard University Press