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Jamilia Lyiscott TEDTalks

Jamilia Lyiscott

Feb 2014

Lysicott presents a smash-poetry style look at what it means to be “articulate” and the three differents languages that she speaks – at home, in the classroom and with her friends. In her speech she challenges her audience to look at those with broken English not as “ignorant” but as speaking with a tongue or their own and to consider the past that has shaped and brought that language into being.

Yes, I have decided to treat all three of my languages as equals because I’m “articulate”.

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