The Cultural Shades of "Disrespect"
Also, are redundancies like "also ... too" more common nowadays?
This week, Luke Juarez asks whether the words “respect” and “disrespect” have meanings within the Black American community that differ from their mainstream meanings. “I encounter these words in sports and other contexts around young black men and the meaning seems to be about honor. Curious if this is simply my whitey-brown bias or something real.”
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