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  • A Celebration of Zora Neale Hurston
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    A Celebration of Zora Neale Hurston

    Carla Kaplan was joined by actors Avery Brooks and Phyllis Yvonne Stickney and authors Jill Nelson and Brian Keith Jackson in a celebration of the life and work of Zora Neale Hurston. Also…

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    Police Brutality: An Anthology

    Moderated by the editor, Ms. Nelson, some of the contributors to Police Brutality: An Anthology, published by W.W. Norton & Company, read from their chapters and answered questions from the…

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    Straight, No Chaser

    Ms. Nelson talked about her new book, Straight, No Chaser: How I Became a Grown-Up Black Woman. The book examines her experiences during her life and career. She is currently a columnist…

  • 90th Birthday Tribute to Dorothy West
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    90th Birthday Tribute to Dorothy West

    Author Dorothy West, the last survivor of the Harlem Renaissance, was honored during a celebration commemorating her 90th birthday and her work. Mr. Ogletree moderated the proceedings which…