Alice Walker’s name comes from her great great great great grandmother who, as a slave, walked from Virginia to Georgia. It is in memory of this that she chose to keep and embrace her maiden name.'Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth,' premieres Friday, February 7 at 9 p.m. on PBS. 

Alice Walker’s name comes from her great great great great grandmother who, as a slave, walked from Virginia to Georgia. It is in memory of this that she chose to keep and embrace her maiden name.

'Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth,' premieres Friday, February 7 at 9 p.m. on PBS

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    I wrote part of my senior thesis in college on Walker’s The Color Purple.
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