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Ebonics

Ebonics—a blending of the words ebony and phonics—is a fluid linguistic concept used to describe the multitude of dialects derived from the merging of West African and Congo languages with “socially acceptable” Standard English. Attempts to utilize Ebonics as a means ...

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