The Color Purple is a critically acclaimed novel by Alice Walker that was adapted into a Tony Award-winning musical. The story follows Celie, an African American woman living in rural Georgia in the early 20th century. Through a series of letters, Celie shares her journey of self-discovery, resilience, and empowerment. The Color Purple explores themes of racism, sexism, and the power of sisterhood. It is a moving and inspiring tale that celebrates the strength and resilience of African American women.