"African American English is the single most important source for new slang (and, eventually, unmarked everyday colloquial usage) in White American English. Yet White authorities and ordinary people scorn and abuse it in every possible way. African American English is widely regarded as a disorderly form of “slang,” to be discouraged at school and on the job."
Jane H. Hill, The Everyday Language of White Racism (via loveyourchaos)
But if you listen, read or watch any form of Mass Media in this nation, AAE is continually commodified, repackaged and consumed by everyone. Appropriation makes money for non-black peoples.