Press Release
Posted October 17, 2019

Lorain County Community College will host a community event to celebrate the life and works of author and Lorain native Toni Morrison.

The event will be held from 6-8 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 6 in the Spitzer Conference Center.

Guest speaker Marilyn Sanders Mobley, Ph.D., will present “The Legacy of Toni Morrison: Re-imaginations of Home.” Mobley is a professor of English and African American Studies at Case Western Reserve University. She is a founding member and former president of The Toni Morrison Society.

Morrison was a Nobel laureate and Pulitzer Prize winner. She was born in Lorain in 1931 and died in August 2019.

The event is free and open to the public. Registration is encouraged at