Read a Previously Unpublished Letter from Zora Neale Hurston

Read a Previously Unpublished Letter from Zora Neale Hurston

In 1952, Zora Neale Hurston was living in a cottage in Florida, where she had gone to work on a story about a black woman who murdered the man who raped her. Hurston believed the series could help end what was euphemistically called “paramour rights,” by “expos[ing]...