Toni Morrison, Revolutionary Political Thinker

Toni Morrison, Revolutionary Political Thinker

The tremendous literary achievement of our friend Toni Morrison has rightly been the focus of most of the commentary since her passing. However, her political vision โ€” using language to combat the devastating effects of white supremacy, sexism and all dehumanizing ideologies โ€” remains a profound and underexplored aspect of her identity and impact.

TRANSITIONS

TRANSITIONS

I recently picked up Adrienne Marie Brownโ€™s Emergent Strategies. ย In it, Brown describes a way of thinking and organizing that she calls fractal. A fractal is โ€œa curve or geometric figure, each part of which has the same statistical character as the whole.โ€