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African American English

Definition of the noun african american english

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  1. a nonstandard form of American English characteristically spoken by African Americans in the United States

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Google previewThe Rocky Mountain Region (2004)

by Rick Newby

African Americans One of the most widely studied varieties of American English, African American English is a variety that originated among the slave population centered in the southern United States in the eighteenth and nineteenth ...

Google previewInstructor resources to accompany Social Problems

African American English is a systematic,rule-governed linguistic system that is spokenby many,but not all,African Americans in the United States (Washington, 1996). It is estimated that at least 80% of African Americans speak some form of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of African American Popular Culture (2010)

by Jessie Carney Smith

See Social Activists Actors and Performers Adams, Yolanda Adoptions Aerosol Art Affirmative Action Africa and the African Diaspora African American English. See Black English African Americans ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Diversity in Education (2012)

by James A. Banks

African American English) than the dominant standard ...

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