Ebonics is the language of African-American Ancestry, struggle, pain, intelligence, love, mercy, understanding, survival, resistance, and enjoyment. Ebonics, represents that warm place in the hearts of many of us African-Americans, when we think about our Ancestors, who could not speak nor understand English, but struggled to speak a language they were not taught formally for hundreds of years. Ebonics allows us to connect with our Ancestors through language. Ebonics is a language that is celebrated, enjoyed, and spoken intentionally by me, because it is easy on my tongue, fun, creative, and saves time. I 'respect' Standard English, but I 'LOVE' Ebonics and Slang, because they are a part of me - a decent and meaningful part of MY history, My culture, and MY family. My Ancestors spoke Ebonics while they cried in pain, but now, I can speak Ebonics while I smile with joy.
Standard English Example:
Question: What do you need to do?
Answer: I need to take the time, to gather the information, and then double check it, to see if I am correct in my facts; Then I have to package it and take it to the Post Office, so that I can get it insured, to make sure I don't lose my valuable work.

Ebonics Example:
Question: What cha' gawn do?
Answer: Lawd ha' murcy! I nee' ta git dis stuff togetha
and take it ta da Post office, and git me some insurance!
by Saboorah June 27, 2009
A speech impediment which commonly afflicts African-Americans. Causes speech to become nearly impossible to understand, except by those who also speak ebonics.
"Did you understand anything he just said? He must have been using ebonics."
by brandon March 16, 2006
Pretty much terrible and annoying...the only people that speak it are rappers or "gangsta's", uneducated white people that think MTV is the world, and those emulating aforementioned shitty rappers. The word "gangsta" itself is an ebonic contraction of the word "gangster." In order to make one's shitty music/lack of education seem almost ok but not quite there yet.

Also, an excuse to talk like a total dumbass and say something that would not normally be acceptable but in this case it is unintelligible so said speaker can get away with it.
Jeff-"Yo, i gotsta ta gets me some bling-bling all up in dis bitch so's I can roll on ma twenty-fo's"
Ian-"I swear to god, cut out the ebonics before I cut out your tongue"
by Almost Fantastic Dan April 08, 2008
a pseudo-"language". the word was created to make people unable to learn english have higher self esteem.
Many people who have immigrated to America quickly learn to speak better english than the ebonic speaking community. No one who speaks Ebonics has ever won a Nobel Peace Prize of McArthur Genuis Grant. Nor will they. Ever. Ebonics is not a language that screams "intelligence"
Only about 7% of the population speaks Ebonics but 70% of carjackers do. About 80% of males who say they are "babydaddy" to someone's children as opposed to being there "father" also do.
by jane doe the 6th August 18, 2009
What happens when you take a large minority of people and confine them to run down neighbourhoods commonly called ghettos. Put them in a spot were the most alluring job is the hustling of crack rock and were school is a place were you might get shot, and suddenly a firm grasp on the english language dosen't seem so important anymore.
Check out Ebonics by Big L, some guy already posted the lyrics.
by mrpopenfresh September 05, 2005
a bartering language used by disenfranchised black youth disguised as the common audible sounds of the mentally challenged, used for the illegal trade of: women, money, marijuana, popeyes fried chicken, guns, candy and crack cocaine
ebonics is actually more efficient when there are only 7 possible subjects.
by shogun11 December 03, 2010
Ebonics: A dialect used by individuals that are handicapped because their mother dresses them funny and they can't carry their books or get up stairs to the school because they have to hold up their pants causing illiteracy.
If the liberals created a program to supply suspenders to the illiterate neighborhoods this could solve the problem. They could call it the in school suspension program. students could learn english and leave ebonics behind.
by Kustomgadget March 12, 2006
Ignorant slang used predominately by black Americans, though also used by a segment of the white population known as "wiggers".
Ebonics: Fo shizzle my nizzle.
by RO191 June 11, 2010

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