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Barracoon, Barracoon: The Story of the Last 'Black Cargo'', Common, Entertainment, Lionsgate, News, Television, Their Eyes Were Watching God, Zora Neale Hurston -

It looks like Common is gearing up to adapt the work of Zora Neale Hurston into a limited television series and we can’t wait to see it. The singer/actor/activist who heads up Freedom Road Productions has reportedly acquired the rights to the recently-discovered novel Barracoon: The Story of The Last ‘Black Cargo’. Hurston is a […]

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All Day, Daily Dose, George Zimmerman, Jerry Richardson, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Tavis Smiley, Zora Neale Hurston -

Well, what a day. Our president, John Skipper, stepped down, noting his own substance abuse issues as the reason. The Undefeated does not exist without Skipper, which is a plain fact. Going to miss that guy. pic.twitter.com/I2N7LqzQsD — Aesthetics + Art (@passionfuI) December 9, 2017 Tavis Smiley is fighting back. The longtime PBS host, who […]

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Hurston/Wright Foundation, Junot Díaz, Richard Wright, Zora Neale Hurston -

There are years that ask questions, and years that answer. Zora Neale Hurston’s unforgettable line from Their Eyes Were Watching God inspired many honorees Oct. 21 at the 15th annual Zora Neale Hurston/Richard Wright Foundation Legacy Awards ceremony. Named after two of the most beloved American writers — documentarians of the black American experience — […]

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Black History, Civil Rights, harlem renassiance, History, Intergration, The Great Depression, Zora Neale Hurston -

Today marks novelist, poet, essayist, anthropologist, and folklorist Zora Neale Hurston’s 125th birthday. She was born […]

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The Harlem of today, replete with bustling restaurants and commerce, seems foreign to most. But […]

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