Hunt and Peck

Wanda Coleman, of, LA Weekly, says in her column, Hunt and Peck Reactions to her critical rip of Maya Angelou\'s \"A Song Flung Up to Heaven\" caused an immediate furor in the African-American community, yet none of the many letters reportedly sent to the L.A. Times was ever published, for who-knows-what reasons.
She says Critically reviewing the creative efforts of present-day African-American writers, no matter their origin, is a minefield of a task complicated by the social residuals of slavery and the shifting currents in American publishing.

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