Zora Neale Hurston (January 7, 1891  : 17  : 5 – January 28, 1960) was an American author, anthropologist, and filmmaker. She portrayed racial struggles in the early-1900s American South and published research on hoodoo.  The most popular of her four novels is Their Eyes Were Watching God, published in 1937.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zora_Neale_Hurston
Zora Neale Hurston (January 7, 1891  : 17  : 5 – January 28, 1960) was an American author, anthropologist, and filmmaker. She portrayed racial struggles in the early-1900s American South and published research on hoodoo.  The most popular of her four novels is Their Eyes Were Watching God, published in 1937.
Zora Neale Hurston, (born January 7, 1891, Notasulga, Alabama, U.S.—died January 28, 1960, Fort Pierce, Florida), American folklorist and writer associated with the Harlem Renaissance who celebrated African American culture of the rural South.
Zora Neale Hurston 1891-1960 By Arlisha R. Norwood, NWHM Fellow | 2017 Zora Hurston was a world-renowned writer and anthropologist. Hurston’s novels, short stories, and plays often depicted African American life in the South. Her work in anthropology examined black folklore.
Birth Country: United States. Gender: Female. Best Known For: Writer and anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston was a fixture of the Harlem Renaissance and author of the masterwork 'Their Eyes Were ...
Borrowing from a Jean Toomer poem, she dressed the marker up with a fitting epitaph: “Zora Neale Hurston: A Genius of the South.”. Born in Notasulga, Alabama, the fifth of eight children, to John Hurston, a carpenter and Baptist preacher, and Lucy Potts Hurston, a former schoolteacher.
Zora Neale Hurston was born on January 7, 1891 in Eatonville, Florida. Eatonville was one of the first towns in the United States founded by Black citizens. Zora’s father was a minister who served three terms as Eatonville’s mayor. Zora attended the town’s school, where she studied the teachings of Booker T. Washington.
Hurston died in 1960, leaving behind a legacy of broken literary norms by focusing her work on the experience of Black women. Howard alumna Zora Neale Hurston, often referred to as "The Queen of the Harlem Renaissance," had a profound impact on literary norms in regards to Black women and beyond.
Zora Neale Hurston, (born Jan. 7, 1891, Notasulga, Ala., U.S.—died Jan. 28, 1960, Fort Pierce, Fla.), U.S. folklorist and writer. Although she claimed to have been born in 1901 in Eatonville, Fla., she was in fact born in Alabama 10 years earlier, and her family moved to Eatonville when she was a child.
Introduction. Zora Neale Hurston was a dynamic interdisciplinary writer and ethnographer who earned acclaim during the Harlem Renaissance, whose brilliant works of fiction were marginalized from popular and academic discourses until the 1970s, and whose pioneering contributions to anthropology and folklore are championed by 21st-century ...
Zora Neale Hurston (1891–1960) was a Black American anthropologist, folklorist, and author. After studying with Franz Boas at Barnard College, she became a leading light of the Harlem Renaissance. She was featured in the pioneering 1925 anthology The New Negro , and her research on southern Black folklore and Caribbean voodoo practices is ...