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HAPPY BIRTHDAY, ZORA NEALE HURSTON!!!


Join us for a cake, a champagne toast, and a reading of the author's notable works

Readings by former members of the Hilltop newspaper, which Zora co-founded at Howard University in 1924.


Reading from Hurston’s work:

Brandi Forte, author and executive director of Amala Lives

Marcus Matthews, head of audience development for ESPN’s The Undefeated

Maya Rhodan, a staff writer for Time Magazine

Ayesha Roscoe, a White House correspondent for Reuters

Zerline Hughes Spruill, managing director of communications for The Advancement Project

Bobby White, communications consultant

Emcee: Natalie Hopkinson, author and Howard University professor


Sponsored by the Hurston/Wright Foundation & Sankofa Video, Books & Cafe [LOGOS]


This project was supported by the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, which receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts.

  • When: Tue Jan. 23
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

  • Address: 2714 Georgia Avenue Northwest
    Washington DC,US 20001

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