Encouraging the Expression of Linguistic Identity in Writing, Speaking, and Arguing

Tag Ebonics

“Ain’t so/ Is not”

Graff, G. & Birkenstein, C. (2010). ‘Ain’t so/is not’: Academic writing doesn’t always mean setting aside your voice. In “They say/I say,” The moves that matter in academic writing (pp. 121-128). 2nd ed. New York: Norton. Find the book at worldcat.org/isbn/0393935841

“Eloquent Rage”

Cooper, B (2018). Eloquent rage: a black feminist discovers her superpower. New York: St. Martin’s Press. Find the book here: worldcat.org/isbn/1250112575

“Gettin’ Our Groove On”

Campbell, K. E. (2005). “Gettin’ our groove on”: Rhetoric, language, and literacy for the hip hop generation. Detroit: Wayne State University Press. Find the book at worldcat.org/isbn/081432925X

“Julie Washington’s Quest”

Brennan, W. (2018, April). Julie Washington’s Quest to Get Schools to Respect African-American English. The Atlantic.  Find the article here.

“Resolution on the Oakland ‘Ebonics’ Issue”

Linguistic Society of America. (1997). LSA Resolution on the Oakland “Ebonics” Issue. Issues in linguistics: School curriculum. Find the resolution here.

“Should Code-switching Be Taught in Schools?”

Oliver, R. , Rubba, J., Meyer, R., McIntosh, G., Morris, C., Seidenberg, M., & Brennan, W. (2018, April 29). Letters: should code-switching be taught in schools? The Atlantic. Find the article here.

“Statement on Ebonics”

NCTE (National Council of Teachers of English). (1998, 2016). CCCC Statement on Ebonics. Check out the resolution here

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