African American History Culture : What Is #Code-Switching And Why Does It Matter?

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    #codeswitching ... :facepalm:


    What Is #Code-Switching And Why Does It Matter?

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    For black Americans, having the ability to code-switch could help you get that promotion, make your case to a judge, or leave a police encounter unscathed. But changing how you speak isn't always enough get around racism.

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    What Is Code-Switching And Why Does It Matter?

    For black Americans, having the ability to code-switch could help you get that promotion, make your case to a judge, or leave a police encounter unscathed. But changing how you speak isn't always enough get around racism.
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    Perfect example were #codeswitching would not work :facepalm:


    ...A South Carolina woman is facing assault and battery charges after allegedly hitting 15-year-old at a community pool and then biting an officer during her arrest. Stephanie Sebby-Stremple was caught on camera last month as she berated and appeared to strike Darshaun RocQuemore Simmons, who goes by DJ.

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    https://www.cbsnews.com/news/pool-p...-speaks-out-assault-stephanie-sebby-stremple/

    Black teen speaks out after woman is charged with attacking him at pool

    A South Carolina teen is speaking out after catching the incident on cellphone video
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