Zora Neale Hurston

Zora Neale Hurston, the writer, folklorist, anthropologist and one of the most outstanding authors that emerged from the Harlem Renaissance, was born on Jan. 7, 1891. Her legacy lives on.

A book penned by late literary giant Zora Neale Hurston, titled Barracoon, will be released in 2018.

Films about some of history’s most important Black female figures are infrequent, which is why news of a movie on the life of Saartjie “Sarah” Baartman sparked attention this week. Rumors flew that singer Beyonce Knowles would help develop and star in the film about Baartman, who was taken into the slave trade and put on display in […]