45 minutes | Dec 20, 2023

Session 338: Getting Ready for The Color Purple (2023)

The Therapy for Black Girls Podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible versions of ourselves.

As we eagerly anticipate the upcoming musical adaption of The Color Purple, I’m sure I’m not alone in deciding to rewatch the original film in preparation. From the iconic sisterhood between Celie & Nettie, the showstopping beauty of Shug AVery, and the lessons we learn about trauma and resilience, it’s clear why this film still resonates with so many of us today. For this conversation I was joined by TBG’s Community Assistant, Nyesha, to discuss our memories of watching the original film, our favorite characters and moments, and what we’re looking forward to in the upcoming adaptation. 

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