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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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Fire!!: The Zora Neale Hurston Story

Reason - 03 Jun 2017
(Drawn & Quarterly). His topic: the Harlem renaissance novelist, playwright, and cultural anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston. What Bagge seems to love most about Hurston, and gets across ably, is the fierce and ever-blossoming independence that led her, ...
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Bedford High students place third in national film contest

Wicked Local Bedford - 22 Jun 2017
The group's documentary, titled “Zora Neale Hurston: Taking a Stand for a Holistic Portrayal of Black Women and Black Culture in Literature,” finished third in the national competition and the group was awarded bronze medals for their efforts. “Going ...
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Gay, black leaders speak about finding their place

Tampabay.com (blog) - 22 Jun 2017
That's why the Woodson museum has hosted several Pride events this month to accompany its exhibit "As Gay as they were Black" about Harlem Renaissance artists such as Langston Hughes, Countee Cullen and Zora Neale Hurston. "This is about African ...
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Need help with your summer reading bingo? We can help

The Seattle Times - 22 Jun 2017
I'm not sure if my book-loving mother would appreciate me revealing her age so publicly, so I'll just say that it was a rich year that produced new work by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Zora Neale Hurston, Vladimir Nabokov, Agatha Christie and Evelyn Waugh, and ...
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Why the New American Writers Museum is Chicago's Latest Can't-Miss

Michigan Avenue Magazine - 21 Jun 2017
With interactive exhibits and galleries focusing on authors both local and national—including Eudora Welty, James Baldwin, and Zora Neale Hurston—the new American Writers Museum is an ode to the written word on Michigan Avenue. If language is a ...
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Library Life: Book Bingo puts twist on popular game

Palm Beach Post - 21 Jun 2017
Naturalists from the Hobe Sound Nature Center will visit the Zora Neale Hurston Branch Library in Fort Pierce at 10 a.m. today with a presentation titled “Wildlife Around Us.” Naturalists also will present a program on snakes at the Lakewood Park ...
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Wesley Clark's Latest Exhibit Brings Viewers to the Mountaintop

Nashville Scene - 22 Jun 2017
W.E.B Du Bois, Zora Neale Hurston, James Baldwin, Amiri Baraka, Octavia Butler, Huey Newton, Malcolm X and many others have written the books, novels, poems, essays and speeches that have mapped the progress of black American consciousness ...
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Juneteenth foods to eat to celebrate the historic day

UT The Daily Texan - 19 Jun 2017
The meat starts cooking the night before, and slowly but surely, the chunk of raw beef will become tender, flavorful and moist brisket. It's a flavor that has come to be associated with the holiday Juneteenth. There are many other foods that ...
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Taj Mahal and Keb' Mo' Team Up

Premier Guitar - 19 Jun 2017
Mo' has appeared onstage in the Zora Neale Hurston musical Spunk, along with a number of large- and small-screen roles. Both are multiple Grammy winners and, although narrowly categorized as blues artists, are comfortable pushing the boundaries of the ...
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Zora Neale Hurston's Life in Comics, Overdue but Awkwardly Drawn

Hyperallergic - 23 Mar 2017
The Zora Neale Hurston Story (all images courtesy of Drawn & Quarterly). Peter Bagge first rose to prominence through his 1990s Fantagraphics series Hate!, a semiautobiographical work chronicling the rudderless life of young Buddy Bradley as he fails ...
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Solange Discusses Zora Neale Hurston in New Documentary

Radio.com Music and Entertainment News - 19 Apr 2017
The broadcast honored the life and work of Harlem Renaissance author Zora Neale Hurston, who is revered as one of the pre-eminent writers of twentieth-century African-American literature. Related: Katy Perry, Lorde, Solange, More Added to Glastonbury ...
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Jesse Williams on Why Every Damn Person Should Be Talking Politics

GQ Magazine - 14 Jun 2017
“Bob Dylan, James Brown, Zora Neale Hurston.” Actor Jesse Williams is naming socially aware artists. “James Baldwin, for Chrissake!” It can be done, he argues. You can be fashionable and conscious. Successful and woke. In fact, I'd argue, it's simply ...
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Treasure Coast reading events aim to combat summer slide

Palm Beach Post - 15 Jun 2017
The science times are at 3:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Port St. Lucie branch, 2 p.m. Wednesdays at the Lakewood Park Branch, 3 p.m. Wednesdays at the Zora Neale Hurston Branch, and Thursdays at 11 a.m. at the Fort Pierce branch and 10:30 a.m. at the ...

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