What Does It Mean To Be Articulate These Days? This Woman Breaks it Down.
Is it as simple as having or showing the ability to speak fluently and coherently.? One of our favorite Ted Talks, Jamila Lyiscott is a “tri-tongued orator;” in her powerful spoken-word essay “Broken English,” she celebrates — and challenges — the three distinct flavors of English she speaks with her friends, in the classroom and with her parents. As she explores the complicated history and present-day identity that each language represents, she unpacks what it means to be “articulate.”