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what is up with the uncle tom saying?

plz don't bash and i am not asking for rude comments i just want to know what is so bad about the uncle tom? i don't watch tv and i don't get out much so that is why i am asking

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 2:23 AM on Nov. 5, 2008 in Politics & Current Events

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  • Isn't Uncle Tom the nickname for the goverment?
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:25 AM on Nov. 5, 2008

  • Uncle Tom is a derrogatory nickname for blacks who "sell out"
    OneToughMami

    Answer by OneToughMami at 2:27 AM on Nov. 5, 2008

  • It's not from tv. It's from Harriet Beecher Stowe's book Uncle Tom's Cabin.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uncle_Tom
    jessradtke

    Answer by jessradtke at 2:27 AM on Nov. 5, 2008

  • thank you for telling me, now i know what they are talking about never read the book
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:30 AM on Nov. 5, 2008

  • ^^ it's probably on the banned book list
    OneToughMami

    Answer by OneToughMami at 2:30 AM on Nov. 5, 2008

  • haha..that's uncle SAM..
    thehairnazi

    Answer by thehairnazi at 2:33 AM on Nov. 5, 2008

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