Dear English Black Friday followers, Muhammad Ali, born Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr. on January 17, 1942 passed away on June 3, 2016 and it has brought tears to millions around the world. Muhammad Ali was an American professional boxer, widely regarded as one of the greatest and most significant sporting figures in history. From early in his career, … More Muhammad Ali – The Real KNOCKOUT is dead.
Hey English Black Friday people, I know I have been away for quite a while now, but I am back and would like to share something with y’all. English Black Friday will go through a couple of changes on YouTube and I hope y’all keep on coming back to watch the videos. So without further … More African American Social Dances
What’s up, y’all? How y’all doin’? NEW VIDEO!!! Y’all already know that Stand Up Comedy has been my favorite since Eddie Murphy came on in that red attire. Well, but there are others for you to watch. Please share this with your friends and enemies so that everybody can peep it out! Don’t forget to … More Onde encontrar Black English na Comédia? | English Black Friday
What’s up y’all, Ain’t nothing better than having our work recognize by someone we admire. So let me cut to the chase! My friend, the dedicated professional, linguist, reseracher, and English teacher Carina Fragozo, from English in Brazil had invited me to post an article on Black English (Text in Portuguese) and before it came out, I had been … More Black English – Dialect or Slang?
I experienced this sweet holiday back in 2007 at the St. Mary’ Community Center in Texas. That was definitely a turning point in my life. That was the moment I realized that Black English and culture in general was more amazing and longer than I imagined. I could interview people and participate in the service. … More Let’s Celebrate Juneteenth – Do you know what it is about?
Oh yeah, it is time to talk about languages and it makes me feel really good. Y’all know how much I love communications and how interested in language I have been since I was a little boy. So, this time I will highlight this amazingly distinct English-based language called Gullah. So, to set us off, … More Have you ever heard of Gullah English?
Wow! It has been crazy these days huh! Lots of people have brought this theme up after the attack in the church in Charleston, South Carolina on Wednesday, June 17. You can read more about it on Charleston Attack. Well, I am talking about the Confederate Flag. But what is wrong with that flag? Some will … More Confederates Flag – What’s wrong with that flag?
Hi, folks! I am sorry I will have to share this awful news. I came home and I read and watched about this attack. Hope families are well. My sincere condolences to all people who lost their beloved ones. Unfortunately and apparently, suspect of gunning down 9 people in a historically black church in Charleston, … More Breaking News: Many killed in church because they were black?
So to begin with, HBCU stands for Historically Black Colleges and Universities and they are institutions of higher education in the United States that were established before 1964 with the intention of serving the black community. They now admit students of all races and in recent years some have lost their black majorities. Some icons in … More What does HBCU stand for?
This princess was loved, brilliant, her voice was totally different, dynamic star, a genius. Simone sang Blues, Jazz, R&B, Folk and Gospel, but, for me and for many others, she was the one and only Queen of Blues. She was not only a singer that wanted to show her talent to people and make money … More Nina Simone – The Queen of Blues