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Title The real ebonics debate : power, language, and the education of African-American children / edited by Theresa Perry and Lisa Delpit.

Publication Info. Boston : Beacon Press, [1998]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Rockford University Stacks - RKC-ILDS  LC2778.L34 R43 1998    AVAILABLE
 United Township HS SD 30 Stacks - UTSG-1  371.829 REA    AVAILABLE
Description xiv, 227 pages ; 23 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note "Published in collaboration with Rethinking schools."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-220).
Contents "I 'on know why they be trippin'" : reflections on the Ebonics debate / Theresa Perry -- What should teachers do? : Ebonics and culturally responsive instruction / Lisa Delpit -- Black English/Ebonics : what it be like? / Geneva Smitherman -- If Ebonics isn't a language, then tell me, what is? (pace James Baldwin, 1979) / Wayne O'Neil -- What is Black English? What is Ebonics? / Ernie Smith -- Holding on to a language of our own : an interview with linguist John Rickford -- If Black English isn't a language, then tell me, what is? / James Baldwin -- Ebonics : myths and realities / Mary Rhodes Hoover -- Embracing Ebonics and teaching Standard English : an interview with Oakland teacher Carrie Secret -- An ante-bellum sermon [poem] ; The seedling [poem] / Paul Laurence Dunbar -- Kitchen poets and classroom books : literature from children's roots / Terry Meier -- "Listen to your students" : an interview with Oakland High School English teacher Hafeezah AdamaDavia Dalji -- Teaching teachers about Black communications / Terry Meier -- Ebonics speakers and cultural, linguistic, and political test bias / Mary Rhodes Hoover -- Removing the mask : roots of oppression through omission / Monique Brinson -- The Oakland Ebonics resolution [full text of the Resolution of the Board of Education Adopting the Report and Recommendations of the African-American Task Force] -- Ebonics resolution revisions -- The Oakland policy statement [Policy Statement of the Oakland School Board that accompanied the original resolution] -- Recommendations of the Task Force on Educating African-American Students -- What is the Standard English Proficiency Program? -- Oakland superintendent responds to critics of the Ebonics Policy / Carolyn Getridge -- Linguistics Society of America Resolution on Ebonics -- "What go round come round" : King in perspective / Geneva Smitherman -- Opening Pandora's box : an interview with Oakland School Board member Toni Cook -- An Oakland student speaks out / Michael Lampkins --Ebonics and the role of the community : an interview with activist Isaac Taggert -- Official language, unofficial reality : acquiring bilingual/bicultural fluency in a segregated southern community / Joyce Hope Scott -- Black English : steppin up? Lookin back / Beverly Jean Smith.
Audience 1320 Lexile.
Subject African Americans -- Education.
English language -- Study and teaching -- African American students.
Black English.
African American children -- Language.
Language and education -- United States.
Added Author Perry, Theresa.
Delpit, Lisa D.
Added Title Rethinking schools.
ISBN 0807031453 paper alkaline paper

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