This Day in Black History: Jan. 7, 1891

This Day in Black History: Jan. 7, 1891

Zora Neale Hurston, author of Their Eyes Were Watching God, was born in Notasulga, Alabama.

Published January 9, 2012

Writer, anthropologist and folklorist Zora Neale Hurston was born in Notasulga, Alabama. The author of the iconic novel Their Eyes Were Watching God, was a prominent figure of the Harlem Renaissance in the 1920s.

 

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Written by Britt Middleton

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