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How race and gender form the identity of a person in Toni Morrison's novels?

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One of the first things to remember when considering Morisson as a writer is the fact that she began her career during the Black Arts Movement in the late 1950s-60's. This movement's goal was to create a community of empowered Black artists who used their words to support the aims of revolutionary change, and one of those aims was to create a stronger identity for Black people, a sense of empowerment and a struggle against white dominated society.

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