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Race Matters In Deaf Communication

Posted by 4starshost.com on September 15, 2012

The nation’s history of segregation is echoed today in the distinct structure and sound of African American English, or Ebonics–a variant form of spoken English that has been well documented by linguists. But who knew that in the deaf community a form of American Sign Language, known as Black ASL, evolved among African Americans?

 

 

Read more: http://live.washingtonpost.com/race-matters-in-deaf-communication.html

 

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