How “Gullah” Atlantic Creole Defeated American Surveillance

Sunn M’Cheaux of Harvard explains — in a brief history lesson on accents within a longer video — that American slaveholders tried to force learning English to surveil and thereby prevent rebellion of their slaves. As he lays out in the video, there were many native languages among the Blacks kidnapped and forced into American … Continue reading How “Gullah” Atlantic Creole Defeated American Surveillance