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Pearl Cleage is a profound writer that is best known for Flying West, which was the most produced play in 1994. Other novels and plays that have been a success include Baby Brother's Blues and We Speak Your Names. While she mostly covers African American fiction in her writing, she also discusses challenging topic such as AIDS and domestic violence. In her novels, she balances out these harsh topics by including stories about family and love. To learn more about Pearl Cleage and her work, visit

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