Sarah Jones on Sounding Black

| February 4, 2009 | 2 Comments

Black is not just a skin color; it’s a quality of voice. Sarah Jones, the Tony Award-winning performer, talks with linguist John McWhorter about what it means to sound black today. They look at how Barack Obama has used “blaccent” to drive audiences wild.

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  1. NinaNo Gravatar says:

    I have never heard of the term “blaccent” but this piece is very well done.

  2. What an awesome actress! I love her characters.

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