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Hooked on Ebonics: the controversy that swirls around this “language”

By aria 2:00 pm April 5, 2012 I was shocked to recently learn about the Oakland, California school board’s 1996 decision to classify Ebonics as the official language of its African American students. At the mere age of four, I was ignorant to the political and social controversy this decision stirred up nationwide. Now, at […]

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Speaking Our Own Language

By tamara @tamaracg 12:00 pm August 25, 2010 For the past couple days the internet has been all keyed up over the DEA’s search for translators to help them decode the intricate and complex language of the drug game. In short, the DEA is looking for, as they call it, Ebonics experts. Wait what? Are […]

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