Psst–Toni Morrison Was Being Ironic*


Shorter NY Times: “A couple of black people standing in front of a building in Harlem are still down with Bubba!”

h/t Racialicious

*Ok, read the “first black president” line in context, then check out Sherrilyn Ifill, Elizabeth Alexander, and Melissa Harris-Lacewell. BTW, Morrison just endorsed Obama. Maybe irony really is dead.

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