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  • Harlem Renaissance Walking Tour
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    Harlem Renaissance Walking Tour

    As part of the Harlem Book Fair a walking tour took place in the heart of Harlem, with many stops relating to writers associated with the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s and 1930s. People…

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  • emTheir Eyes Were Watching Godem
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    Their Eyes Were Watching God

    Participants talked about Zora Neale Hurston’s novel Their Eyes Were Watching God and its portrayal of African-American and women’s culture. Among the topics they addressed were the…

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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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  • Writings of Hughes and Hurston
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    Writings of Hughes and Hurston

    Guests examined the origins and impact of the Harlem Renaissance which lasted from the end of World War I through the middle of the Great Depression. During that time, a group of…

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  • Zora Neale Hurston Hometown Tour
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    Zora Neale Hurston Hometown Tour

    A C-SPAN school bus crew toured author Zora Neale Hurston’s hometown of Eatonville, Florida and talked to residents about the town and her experiences there.

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  • Literary Biographies
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    Literary Biographies

    Ms. Boyd and Mr. Chapman talked about their experiences writing biographies of other authors. Ms. Boyd is the author of Wrapped in Rainbows: The Life of Zora Neale Hurston, published by Scribner.…

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  • Writers of the Harlem Renaissance
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    Writers of the Harlem Renaissance

    Mrs. Bush and other talked about the writers of the Harlem Renaissance and their influence on American arts and culture. They also talked about the African-American experience in the early…

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  • Harlem Renaissance Poets
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    Harlem Renaissance Poets

    Ms. Angelou talked about the poetry of the Harlem Renaissance and its impact on racial identity and culture. Her remarks were part of an annual festival honoring Zora Neale Hurston where…

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