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Zora Neale Hurston Race Pride

Rachel Jeantel and 'Race Pride'

Sonia Grant | Posted 09.23.2013 | Black Voices
Sonia Grant

As I observed how Jeantel had been eviscerated on social media -- by blacks and whites -- because of her excruciating testimony and her appearance (she was ridiculed for resembling Gabourey Sidibe's character in Precious), Zora Neale Hurston's ruminations on race sprang to mind.