The Art of the Code Switch: Obama Morphs for his Audience Just Like You Do.

Obama reflects on a conversation he remembers hearing his dad have with a native from Alabama. He recalls him using words such as "aint" "warsh" instead of wash and so forth. Even his fathers body language changed. Upon asking him, he tells his son that "I wasn't always a lawyer who went to sleep at his white friends bakehouse, son." [Published on 10-03-2012]

Posted by Haley Mahon on July 28, 2016


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