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Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison Dead at 88

Morrison was the first black woman to receive the Nobel Literature Prize

NEW YORK (AP) – Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison has died. Publisher Alfred A. Knopf says Morrison died Monday night at Montefiore Medical Center in New York. She was 88. She was the first black woman to receive the Nobel literature prize, awarded in 1993. The Swedish academy hailed her use of language and her “visionary force.” Her novel “Beloved,”…