Some of the best movies out began as books written by Black authors. For example, “Waiting to Exhale” was written by Terry McMillan in 1992 and later became a movie in 1995. “Hidden Figures” by Margot Lee Shetterly began as a book, then became a movie with an Oscar nomination for Best Picture. “The Color Purple” was released in 1982 by Alice Walker, and in 1985, it became a movie that starred Whoopi Goldberg, Margaret Avery, and Oprah Winfrey.
BHM: 11 Books By Black Authors Adapted Into Movies
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