Alice Walker is an American novelist, short story writer, poet, and activist. She wrote the novel The Color Purple, for which she won the National Book Award for hardcover fiction, and the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.
Born: February 9, 1944 (age 74), Putnam County, Georgia, United States
Spouse: Melvyn Leventhal (m. 1967–1976)
Education: Sarah Lawrence College (1965), Spelman College
Movies: The Color Purple, Fierce Light,
The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.
I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don’t notice it.
The animals of the world exist for their own reasons. They were not made for humans any more than black people were made for white, or women created for men.