Black on White | The Story of English

This programme looks at the influence of African-American's on world English and traces language from West Africa to plantations of the Southern states and to Northern USA through migration.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 56'29''
  • Broadcast year: 1986
Curriculum Connection
  • English Language

Licence: ERA Licence required


UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Programme: The Story of English
  • Series: 1
  • Episode: Black on White