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Ntozake Shange

On the "A" w/Souleo: Groundbreaking Choreo-poem for colored girls... Turns 40

Peter 'Souleo' Wright | Posted 11.02.2014 | Black Voices
Peter 'Souleo' Wright

As Ntozake Shange prepares to celebrate the 40th anniversary of her seminal work, for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is en...

On the 'A' w/Souleo: Celebrated Writer, Ntozake Shange Debuts New Work

Peter 'Souleo' Wright | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices
Peter 'Souleo' Wright

In her private residence playwright, Ntozake Shange is lost in her own world: one made up of words, rhythm and recovery.

Ntozake Shange's Rainbow

Cheryl Wills | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Cheryl Wills

Ntozake Shange foresaw the "Leisa Jones" of the world more than thirty years ago, which is why so many of us consider the author's work a sort of Holy Grail.

Not only "For Colored Girls"

Irene Monroe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Irene Monroe

For Colored Girls is not only for colored girls because it offers a pathway to self-growth, finding our authentic power, and discovering the divine in one's self.

For Colored Girls Should Have Stayed on the Stage

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Movie maker Tyler Perry has taken Ntozake Shange's play For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf and made it into a film...

The 'Colored Girls' House of Pain

Esther Iverem | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Esther Iverem

When it comes to what he puts on the big and small screen, no one can accuse Tyler Perry of avoiding controversy. His latest production, a film versi...

HuffPost Review: For Colored Girls

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Saying that For Colored Girls is the most disciplined, least clownish film that Tyler Perry has made -- his best film to date -- is faint praise indeed. And that's how it's meant.

HuffPost Review: Tyler Perry's For Colored Girls

Jenee Darden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jenee Darden

For Colored Girls is not my favorite Tyler Perry film, but I recommend you see for yourself. Although I hoped for something better, it was refreshing to watch an ensemble of talented black actresses in non-demeaning roles.

For Colored Girls, And For Multiple Stakes

Wyatt Closs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Wyatt Closs

The film, "For Colored Girls", is gonna have sista girl flair for sure, but there are a number of reasons to peep it and especially watch how it unfol...

Between Earth and Heaven: Ode to Tyler Clementi

Jim Downs | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Jim Downs

You can define homophobia when you point to the words used to condemn and ridicule gay people. You can see it. You can understand it. And you may even feel it. But do you know what it means to be robbed of an imagination?