He is undoubtedly an Uncle Tom
figure for our community.
Looking back at Wheatley from the vast expanse of two centuries of civil rights protest and progress, these modern day African-American critics have declared that the 18th-century prodigy was not "black enough," or worse, an Uncle Tom
I believe that in the old world of civil rights you'd be termed an Uncle Tom
has various opportunities to realize that white people aren't all that bad, while Milsap keeps him in line so he doesn't become an Uncle Tom
If I hadn't been an Uncle Tom
, there wouldn't be what we have today," says Gaston.
Zimbabwe's embattled government yesterday accused US Secretary of State Colin Powell of being an Uncle Tom
, lying and distorting the situation in the impoverished southern African country.
On the other hand, a scene in which Robinson is assailed by an activist for playing an Uncle Tom
character achieves genuine poignancy, for we've seen the underappreciated struggles the man has endured in his life.
The Talking Drum Community Forum believes that Elder is an Uncle Tom
puppet for anti-black, Jewish interests.
I admit some of these attacks have embittered me, when you get letter after letter calling you an Uncle Tom
, a traitor, a sellout to your race.
Joe Frazier is too ugly to be champ," said Ali, who nicknamed his opponent the Gorilla, which Frazier, among others, considered a racial slur, especially hypocritical from someone who also declaimed, "Anybody black who thinks Frazier can whup me is an Uncle Tom