Nobel Laureate and author Toni Morrison used her voice to both empower and enlighten her readers.
Since her death last month, many within the publishing industry have reminisced about her legacy while also contemplating the future of diversity in literature.
Last year, one in every five books were found to be published by a person of color.
Today on All Sides, the legacy and importance of diverse voices in fiction.
Chrissie Harris, Columbus Metropolitan Library Selector in Collection Services
Koritha Mitchell, author, literary historian, cultural critic and associate professor of English, Ohio State University
Henry Gordon, award-winning author, series editor for MSU press, and professor of English at Michigan State University.