Oprah Winfrey and Steven Spielberg are back working together, again. The originally worked together on the original version of The Color Purple in the late 80’s. Now that they’re doing a re-make, they’re calling the shots again. Oprah Winfrey has cast Taraji P Henson as Shug Avery, H.E.R. as Squeaks, Fantasia will play Celie, Danielle […]
As we come up on the anniversary of Prince‘s death, many people around the world are still mourning the icon’s untimely passing. In a week that is sure to be filled with purple-themed parties, we at Global Grind recall some of the best tributes following the passing of the GOAT — as well as the […]
The 70th Annual Tony Awards, which took place on Sunday in the wake of the devastating Orlando tragedy, changed the game this year when all four musical acting awards went to people of color. Broadway’s history has been transformed thanks to three Hamilton cast members and one star from The Color Purple who have cemented their names in American culture […]
Brandy just released a speakeasy, roaring 20s themed video for her single, "Beggin & Pleadin". The "Zoe Ever After" star shared that the visuals were inspired by Shug Avery from 'The Color Purple'.
Via Foxbaltimore.com The Morgan State Department of Performing Arts will be presenting “The Color Purple.” The performances will run all weekend. The show will highlight Celie, a poor African-American girl, who finds strength and resilience after a series of personal tragedies. Read Here For More Details. Ciara and Future Show Off Their Matching Tattoos [PHOTOS] Katt Williams Talks […]
Nowhere has the depiction of black life been more diverse than in the world of cinema. Go to any video store, surf any video rental website and look at the wide selection of films in the African-American/Black films section. The variety is vast, so if you’re having trouble where to start, here are nine of […]
On December 18, 1985 Alice Walkers Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Color Purple was released as a full-length feature film directed by Steven Spielberg. The all-star cast included Oprah Winfrey, Danny Glover and Whoopi Goldberg, just to name a few. Rae Dawn Chong played Mary Agnes aka “Squeak”, the mousy-voiced girlfriend of Harpo (played by Willard […]