the color purple

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 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 […]

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…

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…

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…

  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 […]

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…