Zora Neale Hurston, writer, was born in Eatonville, FL, on January 7, 1901. Hurston, who wrote Their Eyes Were Watching God, is widely known for her contribution to the “Harlem Renaissance” and a publication called “FIRE” written by Langston Hughes, Aaron Douglas and Wallace Thurman.
ZORA NEALE HURSTON: "Considered one of the pre-eminent writers of twentieth-century African-American literature. Hurston was closely associated with the Harlem Renaissance and has influenced such writers as Ralph Ellison, Toni Morrison, Gayle Jones, Alice Walker, and Toni Cade Bambara." #womancan #inspiringwomen
Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God
a portrait of zora neale hurston by carl van vechten