Zora Neale Hurston
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7 January 1891
Notasulga, Alabama, United States of America
An author, anthropologist, and filmmaker associated with the Harlem Renaissance who became one of the leaders within the movement who celebrated the African American culture and racial struggles of the rural South. Hurston most popular novel is the “Their Eyes Were Watching God”, published in 1937. She also wrote more than 50 short stories, plays, and essays.