What’s up EBF brothers and sisters, We have just released another video about Black English or AAVE and you should not miss it. The video is in both English and Portuguese and I am sure you are going to like it. In order to complement your studies on Black English I highly recommend this summary on AAVE history … More O que sabem sobre Black English? | 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?
What’s up y’all! What an interesting T-shirt huh! Well, this one brings an interesting sentence which is actually a question. Let’s break it all down for y’all! 1. Cracken – Sometimes found as “crackin” or “cracking”. This can be used as the verb “to crack” which looks like a line on the surface of something along which … More T-Shirt: What’s Cracken, Brah?
It is an honor for me to talk and write about Marcus Garvey. After attending this awesome online class at Stanford University, I heard of this man who fought for a plethora of causes. So as to to help you find summarized, yet interesting information about his life and deeds, I have selected parts of … More Marcus Garvey – Should Black People Just Go Back To Africa?
What a beautiful day! I have been patiently waiting for a long time before I could come up with this post for all of you. I have been studying Linguistics and Sociolinguistics for about 10 years now and nothing, I mean nothing has made me feel so happy in my academic life like that day … More AAVE, Black English, Ebonics, BEV – What language do Black People speak?