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The evolution of Black American English

This segment was rebroadcast on April 26, 2023. Click here for that audio.

Black American English is constantly changing. Why? Here & Now‘s Ciku Theuri explains where it came from and the forces at play in its continuous evolution.

This story is part of a three-part series from the podcast “Subtitle.”

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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