the color purple

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.

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 […]

  If you want to know why the scene where Sofia punches the hell out of Squeak in “The Color Purple” seems so real, it’s…

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 […]