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18 Books That Changed How We Felt About Ourselves As Women

18 Books That Changed How We Felt About Ourselves As Women 1. The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison "The Bluest Eye helped me to realize that I was truly beautiful -- both inside and out -- in spite of society's standards." - Dana Oliver, Senior Beauty Editor

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The Bluest Eye

With its vivid evocation of the fear and loneliness at the heart of a child's yearning, and the tragedy of its fulfillment, "The Bluest Eye" remains one of Toni Morrison's most powerful, unforgettable novels--and a significant work of American fiction.

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The First Ads for Famous Books

First ad for Toni Morrison's The Bluest Eye, 1970 - from Read Me, by New York Times book critic Dwight Garner (via Brain Pickings)

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Still Got That On The Shelf: Books Every Black Girl Read Back In The Day

Toni Morrison - The Bluest Eye One of the best books I've ever read.

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Wow ...such amazing writing...a truly beautiful book: The Bluest Eye

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Toni Morrison: 'I want to feel what I feel. Even if it's not happiness'

Toni Morrison "I want to feel what I feel. What's mine. Even if it's not happiness, whatever that means. Because you're all you've got."

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Outsider Beauty: Margaret Bowland

Margaret Bowland #art #paintings

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The most beautifully written book about the insidiousness of racism.

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The Bluest Eye - Toni Morrison

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Its about racism and how African American girls compared themselves to the white girls. Having blue eyes means beauty.

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