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Black English

  • By: Hammad S. N'cho
  • In: Encyclopedia of Counseling
  • Edited by: Frederick T. L. Leong
  • Subject:General Counseling & Psychotherapy, Counseling Psychology

Black English, also referred to as Black English Vernacular (BEV), African American Vernacular English (AAVE), or Ebonics, is a dialectal adaptation of Standard American English found primarily within the African American community. The term refers primarily to patterns of ...

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