Ebonics News Conference

After their meeting, Ms. Cook and Rev. Jackson briefed reporters on the decision to recognize Ebonics, African-American English,… read more

After their meeting, Ms. Cook and Rev. Jackson briefed reporters on the decision to recognize Ebonics, African-American English, in the school system. They stressed that this is simply an extension of already existing practices to help disadvantaged youths of various backgrounds to learn standard English. Rev. Jackson answered questions from the press. close

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Ebonics News Conference

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Program ID:
77533-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Oakland, California, United States
First Aired:
Dec 30, 1996
Last Aired:
Jan 4, 1997

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  • Dec 30, 1996 | 8:37pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 30, 1996 | 11:45pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 31, 1996 | 6:13am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 04, 1997 | 11:01am EST | C-SPAN 2
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