Zora Neale Hurston
SOURCE: The New Yorker
Zora Neale Hurston's Complicated Relationship to Black Race Pride
by Lauren Michele Jackson
A new edited collection of the folklorist, anthropologist and novelist reveals the broad, category-defying intellectual life of a "genius of the South."
Ella Augusta Johnson Dinkins, Champion Of Zora Neale Hurston's Hometown, Dies At 102
Zora Neale Hurston was the most famous resident of Eatonville, Florida, but Ella Augusta Johnson Dinkins spent decades organizing and building the town, then fighting to preserve the historical legacy of African American towns from the post-Reconstruction era.
A Surprise Encounter with Zora Neale Hurston
by Fred Zilian
The genius of Zora Neale Hurston has fascinated recent scholars, but one reader found traces of her legacy in an unexpected place.
SOURCE: New Republic
The story of the slave trade’s last survivor
Zora Neale Hurston’s drive to tell the story.
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