What does “talking white” sound like

20140601_093116Meka Burnett-Gross,
Virginia Beach, VA.

Speaking correct English was a “must” growing up in my house but living in the south, I was often confronted by all races with “you don’t talk like other blacks, you sound white”. Speaking correct English obviously correlates to me trying to act like a different race too. Since when does commanding the English language mean I’m trying to act like something that I clearly am not.


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