Datapoint Earlier African American Vernacular English/Special inflected forms of be

Variety: Earlier African American Vernacular English
Feature: Special inflected forms of be
Value: B - feature is neither pervasive nor extremely rare
Informants: Alexander Kautzsch

Examples

Example 1286:
Some of em have a pad [insole], some of 'em be's leather.

Source: Hyatt, Harry M. 1970-1978: 1531