Say It Loud

"Black sounding" names and their surprising history

Episode 8 | 12m 21s

What's in a name? Sometimes it's just our imagination, and other times it's an attempt at a political statement. Black names have been satirized and stereotyped for a long time, but they have a unique and downright surprising history. Azie and Evelyn discuss the history, culture, and influence on "black sounding names."

Aired: 06/27/19

Rating: NR

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