Tag: Richard Wright

#ForZora: Reflections on the Legacy of Zora Neale Hurston
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#ForZora: Reflections on the Legacy of Zora Neale Hurston

By: Kési Felton, Campus News Reporter (@kesifelton) Members of the Washington, D.C., community gathered at Sankofa Video, Books and Café on Tuesday, Jan. 23 to commemorate the life and legacy of Zora Neale Hurston on her birthday. The event was hosted and sponsored by the Zora Neale Hurston/Richard Wright Foundation, a nonprofit organization that seeks…

RECAP: The Hurston/Wright Foundation’s 15th Annual Legacy Awards
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RECAP: The Hurston/Wright Foundation’s 15th Annual Legacy Awards

By Justin Cohen, News Staff Writer Posted 10:05 PM EST, Fri., Oct. 28, 2016 The Hurston/Wright Foundation, an organization that seeks to discover and honor writers dedicated to the development of Black literature, hosted its 15th annual Legacy Awards on Friday, October 21, at the Washington Plaza Hotel. The Hurston/Wright Foundation was founded in 1990 by…