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Zora Neale Hurston, author, dazzler, gets a Google Doodle

Los Angeles Times - 06 Jan 2014
Zora Neale Hurston, celebrated Tuesday in a Google Doodle, died in 1960 in a welfare home after giving the world some of its greatest literature. Although her greatest renown came after death, in life the African American novelist and anthropologist ...
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Foundation Celebrates Zora Neale Hurston's Birthday

The Washington Informer - 14 Mar 2018
Zora Neale Hurston, first working for Carter G. Woodson then working on her own, funded by other patrons she had, spent some time with [Lewis] over the years and she actually pulled together this manuscript,” Hopkinson continued. “By the time she ...
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Lucy Anne Hurston Speaks On Zora Neale Hurston

Hartford Courant - 06 Mar 2018
Lucy said the Hurston family always pushed the importance of education. Her father was one of eight children, who were all the children of slaves. Despite their hardships, they all received a college education. Though Zora valued education, Lucy said ...
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Annual Hurston festival starts Jan. 20 in Eatonville

Daytona Times - 18 Mar 2018
The 29th Annual Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts and Humanities (ZORA! Festival), takes place Jan 20-28. ZORA! Festival is a multi-day, multi-disciplinary event that celebrates the life and work of 20th-century Renaissance woman Zora Neale ...
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Know Our Names: The Story of Zora Neale Hurston

UNF Spinnaker - 20 Feb 2018
A fixture in New York's Harlem Renaissance, Zora Neale Hurston would be revered as an outstanding folklorist of the powerful female-based novel “Their Eyes Were Watching God” (1937) as well as shorter works such as “How It Feels to be Colored Me” (1928 ...
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New Zora Neale Hurston Book Slated for 2018

Highbrow Magazine - 19 Feb 2018
This is an excerpt from an article in the Amsterdam News. Read the rest of the article here. Publisher Harper Collins has announced the release in 2018 of an unpublished work by anthropologist and author of “Their Eyes Were Watching God,” Zora Neale ...
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It's time to diversify and decolonise our schools' reading lists

Aljazeera.com - 18 Mar 2018
If Zora Neale Hurston's "Their Eyes Were Watching God," or Octavia Butler's "Kindred" replaces "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" or "To Kill a Mockingbird," students, particularly white students, will not only be reading more rigorous, realistic and ...
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Allen Lowe And The Fake Music Ensemble At Firehouse 12

Hartford Courant - 17 Mar 2018
Referencing the works of artists — musical, literary, comedic and more — like Charles Mingus, Bud Powell, Zora Neale Hurston and Lenny Bruce, Lowe and his ensemble work to make sense of, comment on, transmute, distill and energize a perspective on ...
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William P. Foster, 'Marching 100' and Lincoln Hall

Buffalo Reflex - 16 Mar 2018
His Rosenwald Foundation also awarded monetary fellowships to black Americans who showed promise in the fields of the arts, education and public service. Among those were Missouri author and poet Langston Hughes, along with other writers, such as Zora ...
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Andy Shallal eyeing Skyland for new restaurant

Washington Business Journal - 14 Mar 2018
Eatonville, which Shallal opened across from Busboys and Poets on 14th Street NW in 2009, was a Southern restaurant inspired by Zora Neale Hurston. He closed the concept in 2016, reopening the space as Mulebone, and then Ancient Rivers, before closing ...
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Oceanside kicks off its fifth Big Read this month

Coast News - 15 Mar 2018
Domercq said the book is a good fit for Oceanside and its citywide arts efforts. Fittingly the Big Read kickoff will be held at the Oceanside Museum of Art from 6 to 8 p.m. March 17, three art exhibits inspired by “Station Eleven.” A limited number of ...
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Crazy 8 math club springs back to Hurston branch

TCPalm - 19 Feb 2018
FORT PIERCE — The Crazy 8 math club springs back into the Zora Neale Hurston Branch Library every Thursdays at 4 p.m., beginning March 1 through April 19. The Crazy 8 Club will have students building, running, jumping and making music. The program ...
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Remembering African-American Heroes

Livermore Independent - 15 Mar 2018
The wax figures were frozen in a position to match their role model; for example, Jackie Robinson held a baseball bat ready for action, and Zora Neale Hurston held a notebook, pondering what she will write. They had push-here buttons on their hands ...
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Shakespeare? Hurston? Or Cisneros?

New Haven Independent - 05 Mar 2018
Or Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God? Or a tale about hot, impulsive teenagers, albeit written by a dead white dude named William Shakespeare (Romeo and Juliet)?. Do kids today benefit more from reading “classics,” which can be a slog ...
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Zadie Smith's Dream City

The Nation. - 06 Mar 2018
In her first essay collection, 2009's Changing My Mind, Zadie Smith made an art of ambivalence. In essays whose subtlety of thinking evoked the work of Henry James, Zora Neale Hurston, Ralph Ellison, and Virginia Woolf, Smith squirmed out of given ...

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