Criticism of The Color Purple

When The Color Purple was released, it came under fire for portraying African-American men in a negative way. Walker herself was accused of “hating” men, and African-American men in particular. What do you think was the source of the criticism? Do you think the criticism was fair or unfair? Use evidence to support your answer, which should be 4-5 paragraphs long.

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