Eatonville, Florida, is built on dreams. In 1887, it was the first all-black town to be incorporated — 24 years after the Emancipation Proclamation. The town nurtured the dreams of a young Zora Neale Hurston. This year the annual Zora! Festival celebrated an even bigger dream.
To learn more about Zora, click here for a video about her life.
To learn more about singer Jacqueline Jones, click here for a touching story about her own struggles.
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