Solange Featured in Zora Neale Hurston Radio Documentary: Listen

BBC Radio 4 aired a documentary identified as Seriously… yesterday, which celebrates the existence and legacy of Harlem writer Zora Neale Hurston. Through the documentary, Solange spoke about Hurston’s effects on her have existence, and the impact the author had on her artwork. She speaks about Hurston’s exceptional way of expressing themes by way of writing—“its poetic-ness and its bluntness.” Pay attention to her segment underneath. “As a black female and as a black womanist and feminist, I felt incredibly empowered by Zora’s do the job,” she mentioned. “One of the issues that I come across truly intriguing and empowered by in Zora’s do the job is this plan of breaking down and disassembling the offended black female. Which is a little something that I felt truly empowered to do in my have do the job, and I know that she performed a major position in that.”

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