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Color Purple Breaks Christmas Box Office Record In Opening Week

The film earned $18.1 million making it the second-best showing ever for a film premiering on Christmas Day since 2009.

We're Celebrating Whoopi Goldberg's Birthday With These Five Unforgettable Performances

The icon turns 68.
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10 Most Inspiring Authors And The Books They’ve Written That Will Totally Change Your Life

From “The Bluest Eye” to “Their Eyes Were Watching God” these brilliantly beautiful books deserve a permanent spot on your bookshelf.

AKAs Induct Tracee Ellis Ross, Robin Roberts Alice Walker and More In New Class Of Honorary Members

Lisa Leslie, and Ruth E. Carter were among several honorees.

This Day in Black History: April 18, 1983

Alice Walker wins a Pulitzer Prize for The Color Purple.

Read the Poem Alice Walker Wrote Inspired by Jesse Williams' BET Awards Speech

'The Color Purple' author was moved by his words.