#HerStory 48: Zora Neale Hurston by Tonya Matthews

One of the preeminent writers of 19th century African-American life, the story of Zora Neale Hurston is shared by academic and poet Tonya Matthews. Zora Neale Hurston was an American novelist, short story writer, folklorist, and anthropologist, but best known for her 1937 novel Their Eyes Were Watching God.

This podcast is a syndication of The #HerStory Podcast, which tells the stories of 50 historical women, not through names and dates of textbooks, but through the voices of contemporary women.

Hear elected officials, academics, mothers, filmmakers, authors, activists, CEO’s, and more offer snapshots of these women’s lives, from the headliners to the lesser-known gems. A project by Chick History.

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