Can’t wait until this movie comes out next February. The trailer had me shook and not in a good way. This articulates why.
“Every Black American is bilingual. All of them. We speak street vernacular and we speak job interview.” – Dave Chappelle, 2005.
When I went to the National Museum of African American History and Culture, I saw this quote hanging on the wall with lights shining on its message. As I stood there reading the quote, I remembered the first time I heard Dave Chappelle say this; it stuck with me for a time because of the deeper meaning behind it, a meaning that goes farther than just language.
Being black in America, you’re taught early on that you will always have two faces; one for your friends on the block and one for the world that doesn’t know you personally.
When you’re with your friends or family, you can be as loud as you want, as silly as you want, or as rude and vulgar as you want. When…
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