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By John McWhorter of The Root
For all the talk about what a subtle business the n-word is, the concept of Ebonics is just as tricky.
And in the wake of the theatrically pat culmination of the Dr. Laura drama — her exiting stage right — here we are grappling with the Drug Enforcement Administration sending out a call for Ebonics translators.
(Huffington Post) –According to the business plan of the 10,000 Women project, an investment of $100 million over five years will create 10,000 female entrepreneurs in the developing world. The money goes to business education – MBAs – for women in the global south who, in turn, are expected to create businesses that employ people and grow the economy. Forget about “it takes a village to raise a child.” The 10,000 Women approach turns the African proverb on its head. According to this entrepreneurial model, it takes a child (who grows up and gets an MBA) to raise a village.
Coming back to the States after two months in South Africa felt like an out of body experience for Jessica Littles, 23. The Detroit native left in the summer before her senior year of college to experience Cape Town in all its glory.