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Soror Toni Morrison To Receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

The White House released a press release with the names of 13 recipients to receive the Medal of Freedom. Among those names, was writer, humanitarian, game changer, and soror Toni Morrison.

The Medal of Freedom is the Nation’s highest civilian honor, presented to individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of the United States, to world peace, or to cultural or other significant public or private endeavors.  The awards will be presented at the White House in late spring.

 “These extraordinary honorees come from different backgrounds and different walks of life, but each of them has made a lasting contribution to the life of our Nation.  They’ve challenged us, they’ve inspired us, and they’ve made the world a better place.  I look forward to recognizing them with this award,” said President Obama.

Read the statement.

Congratulations Soror Morrison!

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