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Nobel Laureate TONI MORRISON & Her Sons by Photojournalist Lisa Pacino

Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison and her sons Harold Ford and Kevin Slade.

Toni Morrison & her Sons by Jack Mitchell, NY 1978 #1

Harold Ford Morrison, Toni Morrison, Kevin Slade Morrison, New York, 1978. Photography by Jack Mitchell.

In 1958, Toni Morrison married Harold Morrison, a Jamaican architect and fellow faculty member at Howard University. They had two children and divorced in 1964. Her eldest son, Harold Ford (born 1961), is an architect and Kevin Slade (born 1964), who passed away on December 22, 2010 at the age of 45, was a musician, painter, and children’s book author.

Toni Morrison & her Sons by Jack Mitchell, NY 1978 #2

Harold Ford Morrison, Toni Morrison, Kevin Slade Morrison, New York, 1978. Photography by Jack Mitchell.

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Toni Morrison photographed in New York City in 1979. (Photo by Jack Mitchell/Getty Images)

Toni Morrison, New York, 1979. Photograph by Jack Mitchell.

Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison is one of the most decorated living authors worldwide. She is America’s only living Nobel Laureate for Literature. In 1993, she became the first and only African-American woman to be awarded this honor. She received the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1988 for her novel Beloved, which was recognized as the single best work of American fiction published in the last 25 years. She was awarded The Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2012, is listed as “100 Greatest Writers of All Time”, and is a Professor Emeritus at Princeton University. —Photojournalist Lisa Pacino

Photographs by legendary photographer Jack Mitchell (September 13, 1925 – November 7, 2013)

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