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Title: Schools and African Dialects
Post by: Iniko Ujaama on October 23, 2016, 12:14:39 AM
"In the study of language in school, pupils were made to scoff at the Negro dialect as some peculiar possession of the Negro which they should despise, rather than directed to study the background of this language as a broken down African tongue - in short to understand their own linguistic history..." Carter Godwin Woodson from The Miseducation of the Negro