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Author McWhorter, John H.
Title Talking back, talking Black : truths about America's lingua franca / John McWhorter.
Publication Info. New York : Bellevue Literary Press, 2017.
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Stack 9  427 M    IN LIBRARY
Edition First edition.
Description 190 pages ; 20 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-173) and index.
Contents It's complicated -- What do you mean "sounds Black"? -- But they can't talk that way at a job interview! -- Speaking Black or speaking minstrel? -- Through a lens darkly?
Subject Black English.
English language -- United States.
African Americans -- Languages.
Sociolinguistics -- United States.
Added Title Truths about America's lingua franca
ISBN 9781942658207 (hardcover)
1942658206 (hardcover)
9781942658214 (ebook)