ERIC Number: EJ560344
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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African American Evaluations of Black English and Standard American English.
White, Michael J.; Vandiver, Beverly J.; Becker, Maria L.; Overstreet, Belinda G.; Temple, Linda E.; Hagan, Kelly L.; Mandelbaum, Emily P.
Journal of Black Psychology, v24 n1 p60-75 Feb 1998
Studied the perceptions of 55 African American undergraduates about Black English. Students identified as not having a committed Black identity evaluated Black English as lower in status than those students with a committed Black identity. Black English was not perceived as reflecting higher social solidarity. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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