From African American Vernacular English in the US to Kaaps in South Africa and Jamaican Patois, creole languages have been a way for Black communities to continually evolve and reappropriate their method of communication, in response to colonization and contemporary society. In Black is Black Episode 5 - named Slang Thang - @djlindsey discusses the role of lexicon for Black identity, and curates a mix showcasing Black slang, dialect, and accents from across the Diaspora.
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Black is Black is a monthly show that explores the significant and continuing legacy of the Black Diaspora, hosted by visionary creative and nightlife contributor, DJ Lindsey.