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Black Writers, Don’t Be Afraid to Embrace ‘Anti-Standard English’

Language can be a battleground — and I choose to wage war on the confines of convention

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LLet me state, emphatically, that I do not hate White people. Quite to the contrary, I love White people. I just hate what some have done and continue to do to Black words, thoughts, appeals, and feelings. Let…

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