Zora Neale Hurston Taught Us to Laugh to Keep from Crying

 

10.11.16

Sometimes, I feel discriminated against, but it does not make me angry. It merely astonishes me. How can any deny themselves the pleasure of my company? It’s beyond me.

Today’s quote comes from Zora Neale Hurston, author of Their Eyes Were Watching God. In the wake of police brutality and its apologists, the increasingly tense racial climate, and the existence of Donald Trump, it’s been rough for black folks lately.

However, having a deep-rooted sense of pride and a little humor like Zora can make it easier to get by during tough times.

Read more about Zora here.

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Via Independent.co.uk.com