Flap Over DEA Ebonics Search Exaggerated

AOL contributor Michael Arceneaux thinks it's no big deal.


Some folks are angry about the Drug Enforcement Agency's job posting seeking people who speak Ebonics. Yes, you read right, Ebonics. AOL contributor Michael Arceneaux doesn't believe that it is a big deal -- just the DEA trying to catch crooks who may talk around them by using so-called Ebonics. He says it's disingenuous to pretend that sometimes slang is hard to comprehend. Something else that is hard to comprehend is that folks keep trying to pretend that Ebonics is a real term as opposed to a way of labeling a particular way of speaking for marketing purposes. It is simply black slang, ya' heard? Some people need help figuring out what's being said, ya' dig?

Read more at AOL News.


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