Ebonics and Black English: Selected full-text books and articles
African American English: A Linguistic Introduction Cambridge University Press, 2002
Talkin That Talk: Language, Culture, and Education in African America Routledge, 2000
Librarian’s tip: Part One "Ebonics, Language Theory, and Research"
The Real Ebonics Debate: Power, Language, and the Education of African-American Children Beacon Press, 1998
Ebonics Is Not Black English The Western Journal of Black Studies, Vol. 22, No. 2, Summer 1998
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Black Linguistics: Language, Society, and Politics in Africa and the Americas Routledge, 2003
Librarian’s tip: Especially Chap. 2 "'We Are the Streets': African American Language and the Strategic Construction of a Street Conscious Identity" and Chap. 9 "'Whassup, Homeboy?' Joining the African Diaspora: Black English as a Symbolic Site of Identification and Language Learning"
Beyond Ebonics: Linguistic Pride and Racial Prejudice Oxford University Press, 2000
Sociolinguistic Variation Oxford University Press, 2004
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 11 "Spoken Soul: The Beloved, Belittled Language of Black America"
Bad Language: Are Some Words Better than Others? Oxford University Press, 2005
Librarian’s tip: "Ebonics" begins on p. 137
Handbook of Language & Ethnic Identity Oxford University Press, 1999
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 15 "African American Vernacular English"
Language and Cultural Diversity in U.S. Schools: Democratic Principles in Action Praeger, 2005
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 3 "Accents and Dialects: Ebonics and Beyond"
Language and Social Identity Praeger, 2003
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 8 "Ebonics, Language, and Power"
African American Communication: Exploring Identity and Culture Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2003 (2nd edition)
Librarian’s tip: "Black English" begins on p. 143
Articulate While Black: Barack Obama, Language, and Race in the U.S. Oxford University Press, 2012
Librarian’s tip: Especially Chap. 6 "Change the Game: Language, Education, and the Cruel Fallout of Racism"
Vernacular Eloquence: What Speech Can Bring to Writing Oxford University Press, 2012
Librarian’s tip: "Speakers of Nonsanctioned, Nonstandardized, or Stigmatized Languages" begins on p. 326
American Earlier Black English: Morphological and Syntactic Variables University of Alabama, 1989
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