There is general ideology and trends where the people are assumed to need to speak a certain way in order to fit into the mainstream society. The local vernacular and the dialect of the cultures are used to gauge the knowledge or make assumptions of the people. Lippi-Green (2004) explores the roots of the Civil rights movement. It points out the issues where the people are not legally allowed to stereotype people in the workplace and continue to do so in nuanced manners. By using the real time examples the people can understand the issues from a detailed perspective. These practical examples have enabled in greater comprehension of what the author was trying to state in the argument. Prior to reading this article, I had always felt that my accent is the issue while talking to people whoa re proficient in their local dialect. There were a lot of efforts taken to understand the local dialect and the jargons used in the University to create sense of belonging to the place.
It is understood that when a person migrates to another place or moves into a new location there should be efforts taken by the individuals to fit into the place . However the people in the local communities also have the social responsibility to make the person feel accepted in their communities. Apart from this there is the issue of generalizing people based on their ability to speak. Speaking a particular language in a particular dialect does not make a person smarter. It only showcases the knowledge and intelligence of the local dialect. This is an important analogy that has been made in this article. It discusses about the ways to cohesively improve the dynamics of the workplace relationship. By using a number of real time examples the author has tried to probe the real issues and the impediments that the people face in the scenarios. These have been probed in details in the chapter. It explores the biases and the racial stereotypes that are found to exist in each and every individual.