Talking Back, Talking Black

Professor John McWhorter talked about his book Talking Back, Talking Black: Truths About America’s Lingua Franca, in which he examines the controversies around and perceptions of “sounding black.”

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  • Cynthia Chaldekas Senior Librarian New York Public Library->Mid-Manhattan Branch
  • John H. McWhorter Associate Professor Columbia University->Department of English and Comparative Literature


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Talking Back, Talking Black

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Public Affairs Event
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
May 27, 2017 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Jul 06, 2017 | 3:28am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • May 27, 2017 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 28, 2017 | 2:20pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 29, 2017 | 3:18pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 03, 2017 | 8:33pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 05, 2017 | 11:10pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 06, 2017 | 3:28am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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