A language that is stigmatized and ridiculed by the intolerant society of America. It is complex, rule-governed and structured just as any other language... it is NOT slang and is not MADE UP by its speakers.
Certain aspects of Ebonics are shared by other languages around the globe, most specifically western African languages. The habitual "be" is a feature standard English does not have, establishing differences in the present tense like the "here and now" or "habitual."
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