Photos: Top Black Authors and Books

of 113Photo
  • ann petry fb
  • octavia butler fb
  • zora neale fb
  • ralph ellison fb
  • walter dean myers fb
  • harriet jacobs fb
  • omar tyree fb
  • frederick douglass fb
  • maya angelou fb
  • richard wright fb
  • News FB BTWB ELynnHarris
Zora Neale Hurston “Their Eyes Were Watching

A Harlem Renaissance writer, Hurston published her most popular novel, Their Eyes Were Watching God , in 1937. The book, set in early 20th century Florida, tells the story of Janie Crawford and her tragic search for love in her three marriages. The book was criticized by some for its use of phonetic spellings to showcase the region’s dialect. In 2005, it was adapted into a made-for-TV movie starring Halle Berry.

More Photo Galleries

Watch on
Powered By ZergNet