American History · slavery · Zora Neale Hurston

happy birthday, Zora

 

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What to say? This anthropologist-folklorist-writer inspires. This in from Yale’s Beinecke Library…Zora Neale Hurston: “Aunt Daphne (below on left) & Aunt Rachel, were born & raised on the plantation & were believed to have been nearly 100 years old when the picture was made. This cabin in which they lived was the last of the original slave cabins on the place”https://t.co/iGlFWYR2qH?amp=1

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Hurston’s (and America’s) complicated ways are made evident in her words above. She sure keeps us on our analytical feet!

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