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The Films of Zora Neale Hurston

Interview with filmmaker Tracy Heather Strain about the ethnographic work of Hurston.

Chapter 1 | Zora Neale Hurston: Claiming a Space

The influential author and anthropologist whose work reclaimed and honored Black life.

Zora Neale Hurston, In Her Own Words

A glimpse into the anthropologist’s trailblazing practice, as described by Hurston herself

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