'For Colored Girls' Cast on December Cover of ESSENCE

For decades, Ntozake Shange's play -- "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf" -- has been the Aha! and the Amen! for Black women. Now Tyler Perry's Hollywood adaptation introduces the work to a new generation. In defiance of his critics, the media mogul is determined to turn Shange's choreopoem into Oscar gold. Take a look at the two covers for the December issue of ESSENCE -- one featuring the female ensemble of "For Colored Girls," and the second featuring Tyler Perry and the men... Here's what you had to say: Kamica commented via Facebook: "I am loving this ESSENCE cover. The women look beautiful. Black is beautiful!" Tracye wrote via Facebook: "I can't wait to receive mine!"



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