Why White People Grammar Policing Black People is Racist

Exploring the myth of white intellectual superiority

Allison Wiltz
7 min readFeb 19, 2021

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Racism is pervasive. It is in the systems, structures, rules, languages, expectations, and guidelines that make up our classes, school, and society.(Gullo, 2017)

In America, white people have a problematic history of grammar policing. This is because they

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Allison Wiltz

Black womanist Scholar bylines @ Momentum, Oprah Daily, ZORA, GEN, EIC of Cultured #WEOC Founder allisonthedailywriter.com https://ko-fi.com/allyfromnola