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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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Berger Books Shows Off Its Creators – SDCC '17

Comics Beat - 22 Jul 2017
Joining Berger on the panel to discuss their forthcoming works were independent comics writer and Watchmen artist Dave Gibbons, Zora Neale Hurston/Richard Wright Legacy Award winning novelist Mat Johnson (Incognegro), former Marvel comics editor ...
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Coffee with … Pete Ferguson

Lincoln Journal Star - 16 Jul 2017
Encountering those who doubt an individual or collective group's ability or potential. When this occurs, I reflect on the quote by Zora Neale Hurston: “Sometimes, I feel discriminated against, but it does not make me angry. It merely astonishes me. How ...
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Edwidge Danticat writes into the unknown in 'The Art of Death'

Los Angeles Times - 14 Jul 2017
But what if she wonders, her mother returns as a ghost, as Zora Neale Hurston's mother did, and her “travel dust” shadows her? Hurston's mother's death left an atmospheric gap; she confesses that it “changed a world. A world,” Hurston writes “which had ...
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Beverly Buchanan's Shack Sculptures Feel at Home in Detroit

Hyperallergic - 19 Jul 2017
Beverly Buchanan, “Spirit of Zora Neale Hurston 08 Neighborhood in Florida” (2008). The sense of one-to-one identification with these structures is reinforced in works like “Studio Home” (2008), which features a small, embedded self-portrait of ...
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Five myths about Florida

Washington Post - 14 Jul 2017
Per Gawker, “The middle of the state is a cultureless void from which crystal meth (or, like, moving away) is the only escape.” One can find defenses of individual cities (for example, Jacksonville) or particular coastal hot spots, but one of the most ...
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Kirby: A well-earned vacation

The Augusta Chronicle - 10 Jul 2017
They were hoping to find out more about author Zora Neale Hurston, the Harlem Renaissance writer who grew up there. SHARE YOUR TRAVELS: You can share your travels with a a postcard as we see if we can get all 50 states. Just send them to me at The ...
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Book lover, painter finds his niche in Sarasota

Sarasota Herald-Tribune - 09 Jul 2017
His larger-than-life oil portraits include Zora Neale Hurston, Edgar Allan Poe, Oscar Wilde and Patricia Highsmith, author of “Strangers on a Train.” Painting from his Hyde Park Street home, he often finds his inspiration comes after reading an author ...
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Holmes keeps mind busy at 73 creating jewelry and sculpting

SCNow - 12 Jul 2017
Her work has been displayed at the October Gallery of Philadelphia, Tribal Home gallery, Nova University, the Glass Gallery and the Zora Neale Hurston Festival, among others. It has also been on display at Black Cree Arts in Hartsville. Most of Holmes' ...
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Repairing the world

Illinois Times - 06 Jul 2017
He used the resulting fortune to help build more than 5,000 schools in African-American communities throughout the pre-civil rights era South and eventually began a philanthropic fund which helped foster such talents as Maya Angelou, Zora Neale Hurston ...
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Ann Kidd Taylor's debut novel features sharks, loss and love

Florida Weekly - 19 Jul 2017
Every room is named after a different author — William Faulkner, Zora Neale Hurston, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, James Baldwin, Anais Nin, Emily Dickinson — and contains a quote from that author painted on the wall. Book clubs flock to the hotel to ...
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Southern Perspective: Florida's black cowboys deserve recognition

Pensacola News Journal - 06 Jul 2017
Zora Neale Hurston even featured him in an article for the Saturday Evening Post in 1942, and called him "Lawrence of the River." Still today, many blacks in central Florida make their livings with cattle as owners and ranch hands. It's hot, hard work ...
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When gospel sermons came on the phonograph

Shelbyville Daily Union - 06 Jul 2017
The words and melodies were improvised, not written down and never sung the same way twice. The singers remained untrained in the formalities of music. Anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston attributed the power and beauty of spirituals to these very ...

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