McDaniel in the News: Alumnus in documentary on friend Toni Morrison

McDaniel College alumnus David Carrasco with novelist Toni Morrison
July 08, 2019

David Carrasco ’67, who holds the inaugural Neil L. Rudenstine Professor of the Study of Latin America at Harvard University, has a role in “Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am,” the new documentary about Nobel Prize winner and renowned storyteller Toni Morrison. Carrasco lauds his friend’s legendary command of the written word and calls Morrison, “... the Emancipation Proclamation of the English language!”

The film is currently showing in theaters nationwide and opens July 12 in Baltimore at The Charles Theater.

Read more:

The Atlantic: A Documentary That Shows Another Side of Toni Morrison”

The Wall Street Journal: “Toni Morrison, Unseen and Unsung: A Brief Oral History”

The Baltimore Sun: “McDaniel alum David Carrasco talks onscreen for documentary about his friend Toni Morrison”

Harvard professor and McDaniel College alumnus David Carrasco '67 with his friend, Nobel Prize-winning novelist Toni Morrison. (Photo credit: Justin Knight)