Date: Mon, 24 Nov 1997 09:52:02 -0500 From: "Bethany K. Dumas" Subject: Re: Meredith's English On Mon, 24 Nov 1997, Greg Pulliam wrote: > The Chicago Sun-Times contains a blurb in today's edition about James > Meredith, the first African-American admitted to the University of > Mississippi. According to this story, he is calling on all > African-American males to give up "Black English," saying they will never > become "intellectual giants" unless they learn "proper English." Meredith > says he has no problem with Black English, but that his foundation will > nevertheless offer English classes. What is this foundation? And is it the case that BE impedes only males? Thanks Bethany