The rape of a language and a culture
Jordan, Jamie Elizabeth
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By examining the history and evolution of African American English, this study attempts to disrupt the foundation of misconceptions surrounding the language and, thus, culture, of African American peoples in the broader context of education. Unearthing effective pedagogical methods for reversing the oppressive and racist pedagogy currently practiced in many classrooms throughout the United States constitutes the primary objective of the following research. All data and research collected throughout the study are the result of an extensive review of academic studies, scholarly journals, and other academic texts.
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