Remembering Toni Morrison

Stacey Abrams, who ran for Georgia governor last year, remembered Toni Morrison was a “towering intellect” and a “a groundbreaking author who destroyed precepts, walls and those who dared underestimate her capacity.”

“Rest well and in peace,” Abrams wrote.

Abrams this year became the first black woman to give the Democratic response to the State of the Union.

Here’s her full tribute:

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