Today's Google logo is a tribute to one of the 20th century's most celebrated African American female writers, Zora Neale Hurston.
Best known for her novel Their Eyes Were Watching God, Hurston's body of work included four novels, two book of folklore, and an autobiography. She also published a number of short stories, essays, articles and plays.
Hurston graduated with a degree in anthropology from Barnard, and would collect much of her writing material while working as an anthropologist, traveling through the southern states, Jamaica, Haiti, Honduras and other parts of Central America. [...]
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