This Day in Black History: Jan. 7, 1891

Writer Zora Neale Hurston born.

Posted: 01/09/2012 07:30 AM EST
Zora Neale Hurston

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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