AMERICAN EXPERIENCE presents Zora Neale Hurston: Claiming a Space, a new in-depth biography of the influential author.
Enjoy the gorgeous, fully renovated former home of a noted Harlem Renaissance figure.
A previously unpublished work by Zora Neale Hurston, in which the author of Their Eyes Were Watching God recounts the true story of the last known survivor of the Atlantic slave trade, is set to be released next year, more than half a century after her death in 1960.
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Jonah’s Gourd Vine is a great collectible, by Harlem resident Zora Neale Hurston’s first novel, originally published in 1934, tells the story of John Buddy Pearson, “a living exultation” of a young man who loves too many women for his own good.
Mules and Men by Columbia University graduate and Harlem Renaissance story teller Zora Neale Hurston is a treasury of black America’s folklore as collected by a famous storyteller and anthropologist who grew up hearing the songs and sermons, sayings and tall tales that have formed an oral history of the South since the time of slavery.
Zora Neale Hurston (January 7, 1891 – January 28, 1960) was an American folklorist and author during the time of the Harlem Renaissance, best known for the 1937 novel Their Eyes Were Watching God. In 2002, scholar Molefi Kete Asante listed Zora Neale Hurston on his list of 100 Greatest African Americans.
Curated pick of the latest discoveries, products, destinations, and Harlem happenings. FILM The World’s Best Film Library Like Harlem’s Sammy Davis Jr., kicking the air and taking names! Turner Classic Movies (TCM) launched in 1994, we love them, they are the best classic films of all time from one of the largest film libraries in…
A great photograph looking west at Lexington Avenue and 122nd Street, Harlem, New York around 1912.
Tina Turner, born Anna Mae Bullock on November 26, 1939, in Nutbush, Tennessee, is a renowned American singer, songwriter, and actress. as her other accomplishments.
The renowned arts-focused Betsy Hotel is pleased to announce back by popular demand, Legacy Pianist Danny Mixon as an Artist in Residence at The Betsy Writers Room.
Playwright and author Lorraine Hansberry, 1930-1965)\, who redefined theater in the 1960s, will be celebrated in Harlem as the 2022 inductee to the American Poets Corner.
The Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival & Award Ceremony — the first Academy Qualifying Film Festival devoted to women of color filmmakers — will present an exciting lineup of films and awards ceremonies in the 2022 festival.
On Saturday, June 18, 2022, the Schomburg Center Literary Festival 2022 took place in Schomburg’s landmark building at 515 Malcolm X Boulevard, Harlem, New York.
Gwendolyn B. Bennett, July 8, 1902 – May 30, 1981, was a Harlem artist, writer, and journalist.