Future Life Of Willie Jordan

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Jordan, June. “Nobody Mean More to Me Than You and the Future Life of Willie Jordan.” Harvard Educational Review (1988): Web. In the reading "Nobody Mean More to Me than You and the Future Life of Willie Jordan" by June Jordan, she displays the significance of language. Black English represents African American identity, she protested that this language should be taught in school. One can assume Jordan believed that schools, social entertainment, and families are on the verge of removing black english an replacing it with standard english. She states, Black English encloses "life, individuality of voice, and clarity"; these sacred properties are not withheld in Standard English. Jordan uses a student of hers, Willie Jordan, to display an…show more content…
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