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Zora Neale Hurston

Writer (January 07, 1891 - January 28, 1960)
Nationality: American
Zora Neale Hurston gained fame during the first half of the 20th century for her novel Their Eyes Were Watching God. She was a controversial yet important figure during a time of racial tension and artistic rediscovery in African-American culture.
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August Wilson's play Fences was first performed in 1987 and impressed critics with its realistic portrayal of a black family trying to negotiate the increasingly racist landscape of the 1950s. It won a Pulitzer Prize for drama the year it debuted.

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