1996-12-22 - Re: Ebonics

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From: Rich Graves <rcgraves@disposable.com>
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
Message Hash: bf77a336afab39c12609298e9a90fca6fb5a7ab19a4517e99bdfe6c4b1edd3a7
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UTC Datetime: 1996-12-22 05:25:15 UTC
Raw Date: Sat, 21 Dec 1996 21:25:15 -0800 (PST)

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From: Rich Graves <rcgraves@disposable.com>
Date: Sat, 21 Dec 1996 21:25:15 -0800 (PST)
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
Subject: Re: Ebonics
In-Reply-To: <v03007801aee10fd61030@[]>
Message-ID: <32BCC61C.112@disposable.com>
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Anonymous wrote:
> Now, you might argue that districts with low property tax revenues
> don't deserve public schools, or that those public schools should be
> openbly funded without playing strange games with bilingual education.
> However, there's no point in arguing they shouldn't teach Ebonic as no
> one intends to teach it.

Of course there's a point! It's not based in fact, it's not honest, and 
it's not helpful, but there *is* a point. Call it "satire" or "straw 
man" depending on your general opinion of black people and "their"