the color purple

Today we celebrate the phenom that is Whoopi Goldberg by looking at seven of her most transformative quotes.

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 Tony Awards set the bar for diversity on Sunday evening as several actors and actresses of color were recognized for their work; a major difference from the #OscarsSoWhite controversy that ensued earlier this year. For the first time in the ceremony’s history, four musical acting awards were nabbed by Black actors. Broadway hit show […]

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 […]

  Tony and Grammy award winner Heather Headley stars in Broadway’s The Color Purple as Shug Avery (replacing Jennifer Hudson) Tuesday, May 10th. She talks…

Millions of condolences and tributes have poured out since it was announced that Prince passed away on Thursday.

Former WWE star Joanie Laurer, who was better known as Chyna, has died. Laurer was found dead in her apartment on Wednesday.

On February 22, 2015,  Oprah Winfrey may win an Academy Award for her role as a producer and co-star of the film Selma. This is…

  Jennifer Hudson is about to make her Broadway debut. The Academy-Award winning actress has been cast to play Shug Avery in the upcoming revival…

Tonight at 9 p.m., the Tyler Perry era begins on the OWN Network. Perry has two scripted shows scheduled to debut this week – the…

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 […]

Today’s Favorite Book is “The Color Purple” by Alice Walker. This moving novel is a favorite to countless women all over the world. Award-winning director Steven Spielberg presented a film adapted from the novel in 1985, starring Whoopi Goldberg, Danny Glover, and Oprah Winfrey. “The Color Purple” won a cult following after its recent reintroduction […]