Zora Neale Hurston was the most famous resident of Eatonville, Florida, but Ella Augusta Johnson Dinkins spent decades organizing and building the town, then fighting to preserve the historical legacy of African American towns from the post-Reconstruction era.
by Fred Zilian
The genius of Zora Neale Hurston has fascinated recent scholars, but one reader found traces of her legacy in an unexpected place.
SOURCE: New Republic
Zora Neale Hurston’s drive to tell the story.
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