One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
See Uncle Tom
- ‘Booker T. Washington may have been the essence of Uncle Tomism, as his detractors claim, but he did spell out a workable theory of race relations for his time.’
- ‘The sardonic poetry therein decries the values of class status and Uncle Tomism while fully embracing the wisdom and value of ordinary folks in all their imperfections.’
- ‘To my mind, fear of a potential backlash from perceived Uncle Tomism is unwarranted.’
- ‘Many believe that it is racist for whites to say white supremacy is dead and that it is Uncle Tomism for blacks to say it.’
- ‘It is the brand of Uncle Tomism which we have all played from time to time.’
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