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Movie Review: For Colored Girls & Soundtrack Giveaway

This week I got a chance to see Tyler Perry’s “For Colored Girls” movie.

This week I got a chance to see Tyler Perry’s “For Colored Girls” movie.

The movie was a screenplay adaption of the 1974 Tony Award winning  play “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When The Rainbow Is Enuf”.  The movie was star packed and told the story of  9 women lives that were separate yet connected.  “For Colored Girls” included stars Janet Jackson, Loretta Devine, Thandie Newton, Whoopi Goldberg, Phylicia Rashad, and Kerry Washington and dealt with issues such as promiscuity, domestic violence, rape, infertility and more. While the movie was somewhat predictable at times, I thoroughly enjoyed it, Tyler Perry did a great job of bringing those poems to life. The movie was so enjoyable that I hope they bring back the stage play as it was done with “Dreamgirls”.  The movie was so powerful and showed the strength of a woman and all the things we have to endure, I definitely recommend every woman see this movie regardless of race or age.

To celebrate the release of this movie I will give away 1 copy of the “For Color Girls” soundtrack to 1 reader.

All you have to do is leave your e-mail address below to be entered..

Contest ends November 11, 2010 midnight cst.

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Raijean Stroud

Fashion, beauty & lifestyle blogger based in Chicago and founder of, Swa-Rai Media Group and Bleeding Heart Project. Launched in 2010, Swa-Rai discusses a range of topics including: fashion, beauty and lifestyle experiences which includes travel, tech, family, dining and so much more! When not in Chicago, Raijean can be found traveling around the country covering some of the hottest events! She can be spotted in places such as New York for covering events such as Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week, Las Vegas for CES (Consumer Electronics Show), LA for Lucky FABB and more! When she's not traveling she's in Chicago, interviewing celebrities and covering exclusive events.

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