Are you a parent? If so, you've probably had lots of different kinds of "talks" with your kids, depending upon their age. For Black parents, there are so many talks that concern our kids' racial and other cultural identities in this world. But, have you had the talk about talking? If so, what did you say?
If you are ready to have the talk about the ways we talk, then you may want to check out my article I just wrote for the Kindred Community under the Parent magazine family.
I was asked to write about codeswitching for Black kids in the schools. The topic is very controversial and to be honest, like most things that concern the human experience, there's a lot of gray.
Click here to read my article: Legitimizing AAVE: Should Black Students Code-Switch in School.