Courtney Young is a popular culture writer, blogger, and is the Founder and Chief Creative Officer of Think Young Media, a technology and social media firm based in New York. She blogs at The Thirty Mile Woman. You can follow her on Twitter @cocacy and @thinkyoungmedia.
To hear Tyler Perry tell it, black women are forever in flux amidst hate. But the original For Colored Girls grappled with much more than the weight of trauma, injustice and abuse.