Sites We Like: Awesome People Reading
Read is awesome. People who read are awesome. This is a tumblr of extra-awesome (that is, famous) people reading. Books, magazines, newspapers, comics. You name it, they read it. Feast your eyes on
Black HERstory: Zora Neale Hurston
Zora Neale Hurston (b. January 7th, 1891 – d. January 28th, 1960) Today’s feature is on author and folklorist Zora Neale Hurston. Active during the time of the Harlem Renaissance, Zora …
Every Tongue Got to Confess | Zora Neale Hurston
"Imagine the situations in which these speech acts occur. Recall a front stoop, juke joint, funeral, wedding, barbershop, kitchen: the music, noise, communal energy, and release. Dream. Participate the way you do when you allow a song to transport you, all kinds of songs, from hip-hop rap to Bach to Monk, each bearing its different history of sounds and silences." — From the Foreword by John Edgar Wideman
Vintage Black Glamour by Nichelle Gainer
Langston Hughes flanked by Zora Neale Hurston and Jessie Redmon Fauset in 1927 at the grave of Booker T. Washington at Tuskegee Institute.
Tell My Horse: Voodoo and Life in Haiti and Jamaica|NOOK Book
As a first-hand account of the weird mysteries and horrors of voodoo, Tell My Horse is an invaluable resource and fascinating guide. Based on
Zora and Me
Racial duplicity threatens an idyllic African American community in the turn-of-the-century South in a dazzling debut inspired by the early life of Zora Neale Hurston.Whether she's telling the truth or stretching it, Zora Neale Hurston is a riveting storyteller. Zora's best friend, Carrie, narrates this coming-of-age s
Zora Neale Hurston
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