Articles tagged the color purple

The Ultimate Penultimate in ‘The Color Purple’

In a true Holly wood ending, Shug’s story would have ended when she burst into the church to face her father -- her community, kids, kin and parish. “Reverend Lee, do it to me,” she would have said in the typical Hollywood version, if not for the strong narrative of Alice Walker’s story. And we know what “it” means. “Do it,” is the most middle-school euphemism for f*cking.

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18 Feb 2008 // 4:58 AM

Two years ago LaKisha Jones was working as a bank teller in Maryland. These days, the only money notes she deals with are the ones

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Anderson East Ignites a Fire at Mercury Lounge

// Notes from the Road

"Hot off the release of his album Delilah Anderson East's performance was full of vim and vigor.

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