The Color Purple

The “Color Purple” is coming back to theaters this month. According to reports, Stephen’s Spielberg’s adaptation of Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel will be shown in cinemas across the country during Black History Month to celebrate its 35th anniversary. The film, which introduced Whoopi Goldberg and Oprah Winfrey to the big screen, has not been […]

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 […]

  New Jersey native Carrie Compere plays a Church Lady in the Color Purple on Broadway. Most known for her roles on stage in Holler If You Hear Me and Shrek, she talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about her role in the hit Broadway play and how after only six years in the business, she’s landed a […]

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 […]

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.

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'.

Jennifer Hudson is making major moves in her career with a role in Spike Lee’s “Chi-Raq” and starting on December 10th she will playthe role of Shug Avery for the Broadway in The Color Purple.   SOURCE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jWFpslXVwS8#action=share

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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…