Toni Morrison - The Bluest Eye  One of the best books I've ever read.

Still Got That On The Shelf: Books Every Black Girl Read Back In The Day

18 Books That Changed How We Felt About Ourselves As Women  1. The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison "The Bluest Eye helped me to realize that I was truly beautiful -- both inside and out -- in spite of society's standards." - Dana Oliver, Senior Beauty Editor

18 Books That Changed How We Felt About Ourselves As Women

18 Books That Changed How We Felt About Ourselves As Women 1. The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison "The Bluest Eye helped me to realize that I was truly beautiful -- both inside and out -- in spite of society's standards." - Dana Oliver, Senior Beauty Editor

Its about racism and how African American girls compared themselves to the white girls. Having blue eyes means beauty.

The Bluest Eye

Its about racism and how African American girls compared themselves to the white girls. Having blue eyes means beauty.

First ad for Toni Morrison's The Bluest Eye, 1970 - from Read Me, by New York Times book critic Dwight Garner (via Brain Pickings)

The First Ads for Famous Books

First ad for Toni Morrison's The Bluest Eye, 1970 - from Read Me, by New York Times book critic Dwight Garner (via Brain Pickings)

"Why I Dropped Everything And Started Teaching Kendrick Lamar's New Album" by Brian Mooney

Why I Dropped Everything And Started Teaching Kendrick Lamar’s New Album

Toni Morrison, The Bluest Eye---> "I gave up being sad a long time ago. Being sad doesn't give you anything; it just makes you tired and weak. Anger feeds you."

Toni Morrison, The Bluest Eye (A Sea of Quotes)

Toni Morrison, The Bluest Eye---> "I gave up being sad a long time ago. Being sad doesn't give you anything; it just makes you tired and weak. Anger feeds you."

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