Black History: Zora Neale Hurston Festival

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Now through the month of February, NewsChannel 34 is highlighting the contributions and hidden histories of African-Americans across the country.

Now we’ll visit a small town in Florida steeped in history.

As Rod Carter shows us, it’s the oldest town incorporated by blacks and is celebrating more than 130 years of existence…

Eatonville is host to the annual  Zora Neale Hurston Festival taking place this weekend. 

They’re expecting 40,000 visitors this year.

NewsChannel 34 will air a half hour Hidden History special featuring stories from across the country and here at home.

Showtimes are February 9th at 6 p.m. on WIVT NewsChannel 34 and at 7 p.m. on WBGH NBC 5.

You can also catch other individual stories on the Hidden History page.

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