American Journal of Community Psychology

, Volume 4, Issue 1, pp 75–83 | Cite as

Black english and the schools: Controversy, confusion, and conflict

  • Sandra Anderson Garcia


Social Psychology Health Psychology 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sandra Anderson Garcia
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  1. 1.Department of PsychologyUniversity of South FloridaTampa

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