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Zora Neale Hurston Roundtable

Image: Zora Neale Hurston, wikipedia.org
Image: Zora Neale Hurston, wikipedia.org

In celebration of the 80th anniversary of “Mules and Men’ by Zora Neale Hurston, Dr. Regennia N. Williams, an independent scholar and council member of the Oral History Association (OHA) serves as the host and facilitator of the roundtable discussion on Zora Neale Hurston and African American oral tradition. This program, a community roundtable for educators, students, writers, readers and literature lovers, is made possible with support from the Eatonville Branch, Harper Collins, and the Oral History Association.

The program includes an interview with N.Y. Nathiri of the Zora Neale Hurston National Museum of Fine Arts, in Eatonville, Florida and was recorded October 13th 2015 at the Eatonville Branch Library


Bill joined WMFE in September 2008. He started his radio career at WFCS at Central Connecticut State University in New Britain Connecticut where he hosted a weekly comedy/variety show and gospel and blues programs. Bill then spent 10 years at WNPR in Hartford, Connecticut, where he worked in radio operations and hosted the evening classical music. During this time he also spent two years working overnights and weekends at WTIC 1080 News in Hartford were he anchored the local newscasts, filed stories for CBS radio and prepared news stories for the morning drive.

Bill lives in Deltona and enjoys travel, motorcycling, restaurants and live music.