“That though the heart is breaking, happiness can exist in a moment, also. And because the moment in which we live is all the time there really is, we can keep going.” - Zora Neal Hurston --- “Thankee Jesus! Someone come ast about Cudjo! I want tellee somebody who I is, so maybe dey go in the Afficky soil some day and callee my name and somebody say, ‘Yeah, I know Kossula.” - Cudjo “Kossula” Lewis -I want to share with you today one of the most powerful and important works of literature that I’ve had the pleasure of reading in recent years. “Barracoon: The Story of the Last ‘Black Cargo’” by Zora Neal Hurston.
Columns & Opinion
June 16, 2023
The Importance of “Barracoon” and the Fearless Writing of Zora Neal Hurston