Harlem And Other Writers Invited To ‘Made in NY Writers Room’

Lowell-Peterson (1)Nearly three months after the death of a bill meant to incentivize television productions to hire minority writers and directors, the city has launched a fellowship program aimed to attract writers from diverse backgrounds. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Zora Neale Hurston 1891 – 1960

Zora neale hurstonZora Neale Hurston (January 7, 1891 – January 28, 1960) was an American folklorist and author during the time of the Harlem Renaissance, best known for the 1937 novel Their Eyes Were Watching God. In 2002, scholar Molefi Kete Asante listed Zora Neale Hurston on his list of 100 Greatest African Americans. Continue Reading →