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Articulate While Black : Barack Obama, Language, and Race in the U.S.
by H. Samy Alim and Geneva Smitherman and Michael Eric Dyson


Overview - Barack Obama is widely considered one of the most powerful and charismatic speakers of our age. Without missing a beat, he often moves between Washington insider talk and culturally Black ways of speaking--as shown in a famous YouTube clip, where Obama declined the change offered to him by a Black cashier in a Washington, D.C.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Barack Obama is widely considered one of the most powerful and charismatic speakers of our age. Without missing a beat, he often moves between Washington insider talk and culturally Black ways of speaking--as shown in a famous YouTube clip, where Obama declined the change offered to him by a Black cashier in a Washington, D.C. restaurant with the phrase, "Nah, we straight."


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  • ISBN-13: 9780199812981
  • ISBN-10: 0199812985
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publish Date: October 2012
  • Page Count: 205
  • Dimensions: 9.1 x 6.1 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.65 pounds


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