Oprah Winfrey took time before the Golden Globes ceremony to clear the air regarding her relationship with woefully underappreciated (and underpaid) actress Taraji P. Henson, who stars in the film adaptation of the Broadway musical adaption of The Color Purple, which Winfrey is the executive producer of. Since the Empire star kept it real about […]

  Celebrities gathered on the purple carpet to support the new iteration of the classic movie “The Color Purple” in Los Angeles. Directed by Blitz Bazawule, the movie, adapted from Alice Walker’s novel and the Broadway musical, promises a “bold new take on the beloved classic.” It explores the extraordinary sisterhood of three women who […]

This holiday season, a big-screen take on the hit musical arrives in theaters. Based on the Pulitzer-winning novel by Alice Walker, The Color Purple is an unforgettable look at the lives of Southern blacks in early 20th Century America. At the heart of the story is Celie, whose journey from childhood to maturity is a sobering blend of humor, humility and struggle.

The Color Purple is a cultural classic, and Chaka Khan shared that she turned down the role of Celie! She explains why in Gary's Tea.

She stands by a 2014 statement where she denies the morality of homosexuality.

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 […]

When “Rickey Smiley For Real“ premiered on TVOne, the response from viewers was wonderful! Click on the audio player to hear Rickey Smiley show off his acting skills in a pivotal scene from The Color Purple, just like he did in the first episode of his new show, on The Rickey Smiley Morning Show.  Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Get more […]