Sounding Black

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Sarah Jones
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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. Produced by Studio 360's Derek John.

Music Playlist

  1. "Do You Know What I'm Sayin'"

    Artist: Ugly Duckling
    Album: Fresh Mode
    Label: Fontana