Linguistic Features of AAVE*
*African American Vernacular English
A black woman, a white man, and 4 centuries of embedded psychological trauma walk into a house party. Linguistic Features of AAVE is a cyclical tale of ancestral abuse and its lasting effects on interactions across racial lines.
Written by Kay Kemp
Directed by Madison Hatchett
Photos by Soorim Lee, Beatrice Shlansky, and Hannah Zwick