CCCC-LPC Workshop

#4C14 Language Policy Committee Workshop

In 1974 when the Students Right to Their Own Language resolution was first passed, notice how Blackness was represented through commercial typography.

In what other ways are ideas and representations of race visually commodified through print culture? How has this visual field changed since the mid-twentieth century until now?

Rewrite and/or perform a passage alternating between African American Vernacular and so-called “standard” English based on the following two concurrently written, yet separately delivered speeches:

Obama Assassinates Bin Laden
Obama Roast Donald Trump 

Recall a “Black Proverb and design your own button.

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