American Masters

Toni Morrison On Writing Without the "White Gaze"

Clip: 06/23/2020 | 2m 29s Video has closed captioning.

In this excerpt from Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am, Toni Morrison talks about writing without the “white gaze.” She says, “I have spent my entire writing life trying to make sure that the white gaze was not the dominant one in any of my books.” A film by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders.

Aired: 06/23/20

Rating: NR

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