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Zora Neale Hurston (1891–1960)

Zora Neale Hurston was born on January 7, 1891 in Notasulga, Alabama, USA. She was a writer and director, known for Their Eyes Were Watching God (2005), The Gilded Six Bits (2001) and Commandment Keeper Church, Beaufort South Carolina, May 1940 (1940). She was married to Albert Price III and Herbert Sheen. She died on January 28, 1960 in Saint ... See full bio »

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 2005 Their Eyes Were Watching God (TV Movie) (novel)
 2001 The Gilded Six Bits (Short) (story)
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 1940 Commandment Keeper Church, Beaufort South Carolina, May 1940 (Documentary short) (onsite project director)
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 2008 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
 1999 I'll Make Me a World (TV Mini-Series documentary)

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Book: "Every Tongue Got to Confess: Negro Folk Tales from the Gulf States". See more »

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4 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 9 Articles | See more »

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On connecting: Women forget all those things they don't want to remember, and remember everything they don't want to forget..Then they act and do things accordingly. See more »


Inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame in 1993. See more »

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