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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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Walker: The Leftist Dialectic of 'Racism'

The Morning Sun - 23 Aug 2017
The title of Hernandez's book is taken from Zora Neale Hurston. Like Hurston, Hernandez (and Booker T. Washington, Thomas Sowell and so many other persons of color) eschews defeatism – of either the mock or genuine variety – in order to recognize the ...
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Researchers, symposium to explore themes of 'black love'

KU Today - 14 Aug 2017
LAWRENCE — When Zora Neale Hurston's seminal novel "Their Eyes Were Watching God" was published in 1937, her main critic was Richard Wright, who judged the content of her book as a mistake. Her story, in his estimation, did not defend black people's ...
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Fall Dance Season Will Bring Political Fury to Bay Area Stages

KQED - 22 Aug 2017
Looking at the line-up of dance events in the Bay Area this fall, you'd never think the arts were on the precipice of a national funding crisis, threatened by an federal administration determined to end a long tradition of patronage. A raft of new ...
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Oldest African-American city turns 130 years old

WKMG Orlando - 16 Aug 2017
Its most famous resident was the author, Zora Neale Hurston. She used Eatonville as a setting of her most famous book, "Their Eyes Were Watching God." Today, Eatonville has nearly 2,300 residents and U.S. Census Bureau data says 85 percent of its ...
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Women's Rights Park plans Women's Equality Week

Finger Lakes Times - 14 Aug 2017
SENECA FALLS — The Women's Rights National Historical Park will highlight 27 women during its Women's Equality Week Aug. 19-27. The 27 women have made serious contributions in their fields since the passage of the 19th Amendment to the ...
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Danzy Senna's New Black Woman

The New Yorker - 07 Aug 2017
Along the way, he discovered a select canon of literary black satire, including Zora Neale Hurston's freewheeling story “The Book of Harlem” and Cecil Brown's “The Life and Loves of Mr. Jiveass Nigger.” Danzy Senna, Beatty's friend and fellow novelist, ...
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Library Life

Palm Beach Post - 02 Aug 2017
“Monster Trucks” will be the Friday movie matinee at the Zora Neale Hurston Library in Fort Pierce. The show begins at 2 p.m.CONTRIBUTED BY NICKELODEON/PARAMOUNT PICTURES. Summertime family fun is the focus at the Zora Neale Hurston Library ...
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Black Belt: When Harlem became the center of the black world

New York Daily News - 14 Aug 2017
Zora Neale Hurston, an author and one of the earliest black feminists, called Harlem home, as did Angelina Grimke, Anne Spencer and Jessie Redmon Fauset. And the intellectuals at Harlem's cultural core had a lot on their minds. Maybe it was the hard ...
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The 8 best books you might've missed in school

Greenville News - 18 Aug 2017
With students headed back to school, parents may have a bit more free time on their hands. What better way to fill a little extra time than with a good book? With that in mind, we consulted a handful of Upstate high school English teachers to help ...

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