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What Does It Mean To 'Sound Black'?

Here & Now producer Ciku Theuri (Photo courtesy)
Here & Now producer Ciku Theuri (Photo courtesy)

Here & Now producer Ciku Theuri is Black but, for much of her life, she’s been told she doesn’t sound like it. She describes her journey of accepting her linguistic identity in this essay.

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