Tuesday, December 14, 2010

For Colored Girls

The latest Tyler Perry movie, For Colored Girls, opened November 5 and has grossed over $37 million at the box office.  The movie is based on a book by Ntozake Shange.  The book is a collection of twenty poems that reveal different issues that impact women in general and women of color in particular.

Here are the comments from the publisher about this book: "From its inception in 1974 to its critical success on Broadway, this work has excited and inspired audiences all over the country. Passionate and fearless, Shange's words reveal what it means to be of color and female in the 20th century. Here is the complete text, with stage directions, of a groundbreaking dramatic prose poem written in vivid and powerful language that resonates with unusual beauty in its fierce message to the world."

For Colored Girls...by Ntozake Shange is available for purchase at www.thequalitycorner.com. 

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