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John McWhorter, author of Talking Back, Talking Black, at the New York Public Library

April 19, 2017 @ 6:30 pm


The New York Public Library presents an evening with John McWhorter, author of Talking Back, Talking Black: Truths About America’s Lingua Franca, whose lecture will be devoted to the form, structure, and development of Black English, exploring its fundamentals and rich history, while carefully examining the cultural, educational, and political issues that have undermined recognition of this transformative, empowering dialect.


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NYPL – Mid-Manhattan Library
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New York, NY 10016 United States
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