I have been featured on BlogHer.

BlogHer.com, sponsor and spearheader of National Blog Posting Month, features my post “Important and Troubling Book-to-Film Issues in My Favorite Movies: ‘The Color Purple’ and ‘Beloved.’ Continue reading

*On The Color Purple and Beloved film adaptations…

I remember when The Color Purple movie came out in 1986. To have a beautiful and serious movie, that was not about Blacks killing each other or acting stupid but truly featured the story and amazing acting, was a big event. Oprah Winfrey … Continue reading

10 Black Women’s Book-to-Film Adaptations*

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Here are Black women’s book-to-film adaptations you may be able to appreciate…enjoy! I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou (book 1969/tv miniseres 1979) The Color Purple by Alice Walker (book 1982/film 1985) Waiting to Exhale by Terry McMillan (book … Continue reading