Wanted: Ebonics Translator for Federal DEA Job

The U.S. Department of Justice is looking for fluent Ebonics speakers to fill nine drug enforcement jobs, giving merit to a dialect that experts say is often mimicked and little understood. The federal Drug Enforcment Administration translators would work out of the Atlanta field office according to a Justice Department request, posted online today by The Smoking Gun. The request is again drawing attention to the form of speech that was hotly debated in the '90s after a California school...Full Story
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