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From “Sula” to “Luster”: Fiction’s New School of Black Woman Heroines

Today’s Black women novelists are continuing the legacy of their predecessors by crafting complex heroines and expanding Black womanhood.

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Common Developing TV Series From Zora Neale Hurston’s ‘Barracoon’

Common will produce a limited series TV adaptation of Zora Neale Hurston’s New York Times…

Cudjoe Lewis, Zora Neale Hurston, last slave ship

Survivor of the Last Slave Ship Spoke to Zora Neale Hurston in 1930, Interview Finally Revealed

Sixty years after slavery was abolished, author and anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston found the last…

Carla Hall Reinvents a Zora Neale Hurston-Themed Restaurant

In 2009, Andy Shallal hosted a Top Chef-like contest to hire a person to lead…

Celebrate 25 years of Zora! Festivals [PHOTOS]

The ambassador to Morocco, a Florida congresswoman, two mayors, an Emmy-award winning actress, and a…

25 Years Strong: The ZORA! Festival

Their Eyes Were Watching God is the most notably recognized literary offering of iconic novelist,…