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Talking Black in America: Screening and Producer Q&A

Talking Black in America: Screening and Producer Q&A

Date:
Saturday, March 23, 2024
Time:
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Location:
South Meeting Room - Full Room
Location:
South Regional Library
Audience:
  Adult     Emerging Adult: 18-24 Year Olds     High School     Intergenerational     Middle School     Senior Citizen     Teen     Tweens: 9-12 Year Olds  
Categories:
  DEI     Humanities     Other  
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Join us for a screening of this Emmy Award-winning documentary that explores the most controversial and misunderstood language variety in the United States: African American Language. With the perspectives of everyday people and the guidance of historians, linguists, and educators, the series showcases the history of the language, the symbolic role it plays in the lives of African Americans, and the tremendous impact on the language and culture of the United States.

Afterwards, we will have a Q&A session with producers Dr. Walt Wolfram and Stephen Black from NC State University's Language and Life Project.

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