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Black English Vernacular (Ebonics)

  • By: John Baugh
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Mind
  • Edited by: Harold Pashler
  • Subject:Linguistics (general), Cognitive Psychology (general)

This entry briefly describes the history of Black English Vernacular (BEV) with primary emphasis on the United States; BEV is frequently referred to as Ebonics, a term that is internationally relevant to the linguistic consequences of the African ...