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Balancing Scales of Language Injustice

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ABSTRACT

This paper addresses the ways in which our everyday usage of the common phrase “people of color” perpetuates a basic inequality in language use. A suggestion to eliminate inequality in teaching is proposed.

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Rabow, J. and Dhillon, M. (2015) Balancing Scales of Language Injustice. Sociology Mind, 5, 23-26. doi: 10.4236/sm.2015.51003.

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