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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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  • emFinding Marthas Vineyard African Americans at Home on an Islandem
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    Finding Martha\'s Vineyard: African Americans at Home on an Island

    Ms. Nelson was interviewed at the New York Times Great Read in the Park about her book Finding Martha’s Vineyard: African Americans at Home on an Island, published by Doubleday. She described the…

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  • A Conversation Among Great African Americans
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    A Conversation Among Great African Americans

    Portraying African-American historical figures, participants had a conversation about African-American history in order to provide an insight into the current status of African-Americans…

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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…

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  • 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…

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