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Yancy, George – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2011
On December 18, 1996, a controversial resolution was passed by the Board of Education of Oakland, California that recognized the legitimacy and significance of Ebonics in the cultural lives and in the education of African American children. The resolution, which was eventually amended, particularly around the implications that Ebonics was a…
Descriptors: African American Students, African American Children, Black Dialects, Boards of Education