n. a non-standard variety of English widely spoken and accepted in the Black community. Also called African-American Vernacular English. Studied in-depth by American linguist William Labov in the 1960's to 1970's.

BLACK ENGLISH: "Gone are the negative connotations associated with Black English, because it does have its own grammatical rules and semantics."
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