February 2, 2009

"Sounding Black"

Listen to Tony Award winning actress and playwright Sarah Jones talk with linguist John McWhorter about code switching, Barack Obama's blaccent, black English and southern English: ten minutes that warm a language-lover's ear.

Produced by Studio 360's Derek John. H/T: Jack & Jill Politics.

1 comment:

Pippin, the Gentle Pup said...

Thanks a lot for the pointer to this. I hadn't seen it and it's a great discussion.