Most famous for her seminal novel "The Color Purple," writer and activist Alice Walker was born into a family of sharecroppers in Georgia and her life unfolded during the violent racism and seismic social changes of mid-20th century America. Women, poverty and civil rights became the inherent themes in in the Pulitzer Prize-winner's writing.Premiere Date: February 7, 2014 | Runtime: 00:01:50
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