For this first pod in a special Permission to Speak series on “non-standard” English (ie. how you probably speak... ehem), Samara chats with the linguist and scholar about African American English: why Black kids internalize shame about how they sound from an early age, what “standard English” even is and who the heck decided, and how all of our assumptions around speaking "correctly" play out on the grand scale (hiring practices, college admissions, policy) and on the small scale (within our friend circles, who we choose to read and admire and trust). This is the pod on antiracism you didn't know you needed.
More on Dr. Charity-Hudley: @acharityhudley on IG, annecharityhudley.com
Antiracist action if you're in CA -- learn more about ACA5, on the ballot this November, and consider a YES vote: latimes.com/california/story/2020-06-11/skelton-aca5-affirmative-action-proposition-209-california
Nell Painter: nellpainter.com
Kristin Linklater: linklatervoice.com
Killer Mike’s speech: youtube.com/watch?v=kSWasOhArfM
MLK’s final speech: youtube.com/watch?v=FmkwI5ItCFk
David Crystal: thriftbooks.com/a/david-crystal/237279/
More on honoring native lands: usdac.us/nativeland
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