“So is AAE diverse? Is it consistent? Or does it just come down to who's listening?” I ask Baugh.Finally, something in the popular press that gets the point across.
“Yes, yes, yes.”
Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Thanks to WBEZ for running this piece. It deals with issues of unity and diversity in African American English. They talk to the right people — Baugh, Wolfram, Preston — and the article comes to the right conclusion: