Ebonics Essay example

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Ebonics
The other day I was talking on the subject of Ebonics. I feel Ebonics should be a language. I mean black adolescents that are seen as stupid and non-educated mostly use it. The talk compelled me to do some extensive studying on the subject.
     Ebonics is the new academician’s jargon or buzzword for what we used to call “Black English.'; Ebonics comes from the root word Ebony that means black or dark. So since Ebonics is considered Black English I am assuming that the word is the only possible reason for calling it that.
     In Oakland, CA, which is the city that is home to the first school board in the nation to proclaim, that Black English is formal
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Instead the French speak “t';. Instead Africans speak “d';. Thus, “theatre'; becomes “tayatra'; and them becomes “dem';.
     Many native African words are included in Standard English vocabulary. For example “okra, uh-huh, and uh-uh'; are all formal African words. But, as Black English is slandered as mere “slang';, African contributions are also ignored. In this racist America, everything “black'; is bad. (Examples: Blackmail, Blacklist, Blackball) And, everything “African'; is very black and very bad.
     Black neocons and racist whites who slander and resent Ebonics are only behaving as always. They always reject all that is Black. These same persons revere “differences'; in other languages. Shakespearean English is regarded as theatrical and scholarly. French, Spanish, and Japanese are viewed as profitable and chic. Clearly, Black English is not being rejected for it’s difference, but for it’s blackness.
     Some dare to claim that English and Black English are too similar to be separate. French is similar to Creole, and Spanish. But, no body is slandering any of these languages. Some dare to reject Black English because elite blacks do not speak it. Many elite Chinese Americans does not speak Chinese. But neocons
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