Ebonics

Join Talk of the Nation as Ray Suarez and his guests discuss the social, economic and linguistical elements that continue to keep the Ebonics debate going in offices, homes and schools across the United States. They'll talk about how this particular issue resonates in the public discourse because it brings up sensitive issues concerning race and class in this country. Next, on Talk of the Nation from NPR News. Guests: Jack White National Correspondent, Time Magazine in Washington,DC Dr. Richard Wright Professor of Linguistics, School of Communications, Howard University Author, African American Oratory , The Encyclopedia of African American History and Culture. Published by the Institute for Culture Studies at Columbia University. Listeners call in

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