Lost in Translation: Language, Race and the DEA's Legitimization of Ebonics
H Samy Alim,
Associate professor of education and, by courtesy, anthropology and linguistics at Stanford University. He is director of the Center for Race, Ethnicity, and Language (C-REAL) and serves on the Language and Social Justice Committee of the Society for Linguistic Anthropology.
Professor in the Center for African American Studies at Princeton University. She is the author of Prophets of the Hood: Politics and Poetics in Hip Hop (2004) and More Beautiful and More Terrible: The Embrace and Transcendence of Racial Inequality in the United States (2011).