REST IN PEACE TONI MORRISON

Toni Morrison, the Nobel laureate, has died aged 88. She was the first black woman to win the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1993. Publisher Alfred A. Knopf confirmed Morrison died Monday night at Montefiore Medical Center in New York. In a statement the author’s family said: “Toni Morrison passed away peacefully last night surrounded by…

REST IN PEACE ARETHA FRANKLIN

The death of Aretha Franklin should remind us that great singers are more than just the soundtrack of our lives. They lived their own lives, sang their own songs, but the thing is, it is through our own lives that we remember them, marking passages: The feel of the city on a hot night in August, that…

REST IN PEACE MY FRIEND

Live as though you were on the verge of death, because you are. Don’t waste a moment of life trying to make other things happen; appreciate the moments you are given.