Tyler Perry’s film adaptation of Ntozake Shange’s “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf” has caused lively debate among Black women. How have Black women changed since the original work’s 1974 debut? What issues remain the same? How do we view Black men in the new millennium compared to the 1970’s? On Wednesday, November 17, we discussed the impact of “For Colored Girls” in 2010, examining how we view ourselves, our struggles and the men in our lives. We brought together entertainment host and pop culture journalist Tanika Ray, best-selling author and motivational speaker Lisa Nichols, relationships expert Steven James Dixon and “For Colored Girls” stars Tessa Thompson to talk about the film. Read our live chat now.
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