"It is a tremendous honor to even be considered for this very prestigious award," said Miranda in a statement. "To win today for Hamilton is beyond my wildest dreams."
Toni Morrison, writer and the first Black woman to be awarded the “Nobel Prize in Literature,” was born in Lorian, OH, on this date in 1931. Morrison received the “Pulitzer Prize” for her book, Beloved, in 1988. TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS PERSON VISIT YOUR LOCAL LIBRARY.