Zora Neale Hurston: Born in Alabama on January 7, 1891. Hurston was a writer and part of the Harlem Renaissance. In 1937, she published what is considered her most important novel, Their Eyes Were Watching God. Hurston died in Florida in 1960.
Zora Neale Hurston was born on January 7, 1891 in Eatonville, Florida. She was known for her novels and collections of folklore; her best-known work is Their Eyes Were Watching God (1937), which sensitively portrays a young African American woman’s realization of her identity and independence. Photo from 1937.
Zora Neal Hurston b. January 7 1891 Notasulga, Alabama #folklorist, eatonville florida, how it feels to be colored me, pure negro expression, dramatic arts, mules and men, anthropology, haiti, jamaica, honduras, Black american southern dialect, harlem renaissance, court order can't make the races mix... d. January 28, 1960 Fort Pierce, FL(heart disease) "Spunk"(1925) "Sweat"(1926) "Every Tongue Got to Confess: Negro Folk-tales from the Gulf States" (2001)