the color purple

  A congratulations is in order for actor Laurence Fishburne. The actor, who has starred movies like The Matrix  and The Color Purple will be receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award at the SCAD aTVfest.  Fishburne  will becomes  the second actor to receive the award from the Savannah College of Art and Design. Phylicia Rashad was […]

Today is the anniversary of Prince‘s death and 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 not so […]

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.

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

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…