Alice Walker

Alice Walker appears in the following:

The Color Purple on Broadway

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

Activist and author Alice Walker talks about the Broadway production of her acclaimed novel, 'The Color Purple,' starring Jennifer Hudson, Cynthia Erivo, and Danielle Brooks.


The Greene Space

Women Writers on the Horizon

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

7:00 PM

She pulled in her horizon like a great fish-net.  Pulled it from around the waist of the world and draped it over her shoulders.  So much of life in its meshes!  She called in her soul to come and see.” – Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God


Overcoming Speechlessness

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Alice Walker talks about her trips to Rwanda and the eastern Congo to witness the aftermath of the genocide in Kigali, and to the Gaza Strip. In Overcoming Speechlessness: A Poet Encounters the Horror in Rwanda, Eastern Congo, and Palestine/Israel, she bears witness to cruelty she saw, and presents ...

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Talk To Me: Faith, Nature and Social Activism

Thursday, December 03, 2009

Alice Walker is known for her fierce, poetic writing and her politically charged ideas.  She opened up to a Jungian analyst in front of a live audience at the Rubin Museum of Art, one of our partners in the Talk To Me series.

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Alice Walker: Why War is Never a Good Idea

Wednesday, November 28, 2007

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Alice Walker wants to teach children about the graphic horrors of war. In her new kids' book, Why War is Never a Good Idea, she writes:

"Though War is Old

It has not

Become wise."

Why War is Never a Good ...

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Getting Older in America

Wednesday, November 28, 2007

Tens of millions of baby boomers are in their 50s and 60s. A geriatrician and a sociologist tell us what America's baby boomers need to know before they become senior citizens. Also: find out what soldiers are reading. We hear about a thwarted aid mission in Afghanistan. Plus, Alice Walker ...