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  U . S . GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICEWASHINGTON : 39–641cc  1997 S. H RG . 105–20 EBONICS HEARING BEFORE A  SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONSUNITED STATES SENATE ONE HUNDRED FIFTH CONGRESS FIRST SESSION SPECIAL HEARING Printed for the use of the Committee on Appropriations ( For sale by the U.S. Government Printing OfficeSuperintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, Washington, DC 20402  2COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS TED STEVENS, Alaska, Chairman THAD COCHRAN, Mississippi ARLEN SPECTER, PennsylvaniaPETE V. DOMENICI, New MexicoCHRISTOPHER S. BOND, MissouriSLADE GORTON, WashingtonMITCH M C CONNELL, KentuckyCONRAD BURNS, MontanaRICHARD C. SHELBY, AlabamaJUDD GREGG, New HampshireROBERT F. BENNETT, UtahBEN NIGHTHORSE CAMPBELL, ColoradoLARRY CRAIG, IdahoLAUCH FAIRCLOTH, North CarolinaKAY BAILEY HUTCHISON, TexasROBERT C. BYRD, West VirginiaDANIEL K. INOUYE, HawaiiERNEST F. HOLLINGS, South CarolinaPATRICK J. LEAHY, VermontDALE BUMPERS, ArkansasFRANK R. LAUTENBERG, New JerseyTOM HARKIN, IowaBARBARA A. MIKULSKI, MarylandHARRY REID, NevadaHERB KOHL, WisconsinPATTY MURRAY, WashingtonBYRON DORGAN, North DakotaBARBARA BOXER, CaliforniaS TEVEN J. C ORTESE ,  Staff Director L ISA  S UTHERLAND ,  Deputy Staff Director J  AMES H. E NGLISH ,  Minority Staff Director S UBCOMMITTEE ON D EPARTMENTS OF L  ABOR , H EALTH AND H UMAN S ERVICES ,  AND E DUCATION ,  AND R ELATED  A  GENCIES  ARLEN SPECTER, Pennsylvania, Chairman THAD COCHRAN, MississippiSLADE GORTON, WashingtonCHRISTOPHER S. BOND, MissouriJUDD GREGG, New HampshireLAUCH FAIRCLOTH, North CarolinaLARRY E. CRAIG, IdahoKAY BAILEY HUTCHISON, TexasTOM HARKIN, IowaERNEST F. HOLLINGS, South CarolinaDANIEL K. INOUYE, HawaiiDALE BUMPERS, ArkansasHARRY REID, NevadaHERB KOHL, WisconsinPATTY MURRAY, Washington  Majority Professional Staff  C RAIG  A. H IGGINS and B ETTILOU T  AYLOR  Minority Professional Staff  M  ARSHA  S IMON (II)  (III) CONTENTS Page Opening remarks of Senator Arlen Specter...........................................................1Opening remarks of Senator Lauch Faircloth.......................................................3Statement of Hon. Maxine Waters, U.S. Congresswoman, chairperson, BlackCaucus...................................................................................................................4Statement of Carolyn M. Getridge, superintendent, Oakland Unified SchoolDistrict..................................................................................................................7Prepared statement..........................................................................................9Remarks of Senator Larry E. Craig.......................................................................52Prepared statement..........................................................................................53Statement of Toni Cook, elected member, Oakland Board of Education............52Prepared statement..........................................................................................54Statement of Michael Lampkins, student director, Oakland Board of Edu-cation.....................................................................................................................54Prepared statement..........................................................................................55Competitor in the 21st century..............................................................................56Statement of Jean Quan, board president, Oakland Unified School District.....58Statement of Nabeehah Shakir, teacher, coordinator for the Standard EnglishProficiency Program, Oakland Unified School District.....................................59Statement of Rev. Amos C. Brown, doctor of ministry, chairman, Civil RightsCommission of the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc., and member,board of supervisors, San Francisco...................................................................60Prepared statement..........................................................................................62Ebonics in Oakland.................................................................................................63Statement of Armstrong Williams, Los Angeles Times syndicated columnistand TV talk show host.........................................................................................64Statement of Orlando Taylor, Ph.D., dean, Howard University GraduateSchool of Arts and Sciences.................................................................................68Prepared statement..........................................................................................70Statement of William Labov, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, Linguistics,Laboratory............................................................................................................73Prepared statement..........................................................................................75Statement of Robert L. Williams, Ph.D., professor emeritus of psychologyin African and African-American studies, Washington University, St. Louis,MO.........................................................................................................................77Prepared statement..........................................................................................79BRIDGE language...................................................................................................80Statement of Michael Casserly, Ph.D., executive director, Council of GreatCity Schools..........................................................................................................80Prepared statement..........................................................................................82Nonstandard language............................................................................................84Prepared statement of Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, president, Rainbow/PUSH Coa-lition......................................................................................................................87Letter from Hon. Ronald V. Dellums, U.S. Congressman....................................89Letter from J. Alfred Smith, Sr., Baptist Ministers’ Union.................................89Letter from Deborah Wright, Oakland Republican congressional nominee,1994–96.................................................................................................................90Letter from Alan F. Clayton, Los Angeles County Chicano Employees Associa-tion........................................................................................................................91Prepared statement of Delaine Eastin, California State superintendent of public instruction.................................................................................................93Prepared statement of John R. Rickford, professor, Stanford University,Standford, CA.......................................................................................................95Letter from John Baugh, professor of linguistics and education, SwarthmoreCollege...................................................................................................................97  Page IV Prepared statement of Carlena M. Seymour, president, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association...........................................................................98Prepared statement of the Center for Applied Linguistics..................................100
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