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Firsthand Account of Atlantic Slave Trade by Last Known Captive to be Published in Book by Zora Neale Hurston

Literary legend Zora Neale Hurston has a posthumous book on the way and it’s certainly one we’ll all want to get our hands on. Sometime during the 1930s she located and interviewed Cudjo Lewis, the last surviving captive who was aboard the last slave ship from Africa to America. The interviews, which predate the writing…

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Solange Celebrates The Life & Legacy Of Zora Neale Hurston On New BBC Segment

Recently, our own Solange took time out to celebrate the life and legacy of the acclaimed renaissance woman and author Zora Neale Hurtston, considered to be one of the pre-eminent voices in 20th century Black literature, on a BBC Radio 4 documentary entitled Seriously… During the 6 minute segment, Solange reflects on Hurston’s role in…

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