'The Color Purple' adaptation shows the growth and evolution of storytelling that can occur when we control our narratives.

For Fantasia, "The Color Purple" is art that imitates life. The new movie's star opens up to Elle about her redemption story.

'The Color Purple' Cast Graces Essence's Holiday Isse. The lineup includes Danielle Brooks, H.E.R., Fantasia, and Taraji P. Henson.

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Songstress Ciara will join the cast of ‘The Color Purple’ musical film.

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Songstress H.E.R. will be featured in the movie musical adaptation of The Color Purple.

The Purple One has been honored by a variety of artists.


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 […]


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

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When news spread about Sandra Bland, the 28-year-old Black woman who died in a jail cell after being pulled over during a traffic stop, many used social media to not only express their anger and disbelief, but to spread awareness about her case. Bland’s tragic story spread so quickly, the hashtag #SandraBland started trending. But Instagram […]