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NCCU to Screen African-American Language Documentary


North Carolina Central University’s (NCCU) School of Education will host a film screening of the Language and Life Project documentary “Talking Black in America: The Story of African American Language.”  The film explores the black dialects of Harlem, Charleston, Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit, rural Mississippi and the Bahamas. It also features commentary from linguists, historians and other experts discussing African-American language.

WHO:  Walter Wolfram, the film’s executive producer, will participate in a question and answer session with the audience.

WHEN:  Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017
              7 p.m.

WHERE: North Carolina Central University
              H.M Michaux Jr. School of Education Building Auditorium 
              700 Cecil St.
              Durham, N.C. 27707

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