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1Literature(el) Tío Tom
2US derogatory, slangnegro norteamericano que tiene una actitud servil para con los blancos
- And if you're a black man, they'll call you sometimes, an Uncle Tom, or they'll say that you've fallen for the white man's religion.
- I believe that in the old world of civil rights you'd be termed an Uncle Tom.
- ‘I am not an Uncle Tom,’ he insisted, showing how deeply that taunt had cut him over the years.
- And at the same time, speaking to black America, he branded Frazier an Uncle Tom, turning him into an object of derision and scorn.
- Huey Freeman of ‘Boondocks’ has always been an Uncle Tom.
- He was a cartoon, an offensive stereotype, an Uncle Tom, the literary creation of a white author with an obvious regional agenda.
- Their families moved north during the 1920s, and each was derided as an Uncle Toms during the militant 1960s.
- Obviously his family, his coming from a black family, it was easier for them to shout treason, or call him an Uncle Tom and consequently has family too might be affected.
- To promote their fights, the champ explained to the New York Times, he had called Frazier an Uncle Tom and even likened him to a gorilla.
- White pols want you to run, but white voters forget to vote for you, while black voters figure you're an Uncle Tom.
- Some decried him as an Uncle Tom, but no American of the Fifties - not Chuck Berry or Harry Belafonte - did more to unite black and white.
- He better hope that, because Lowery pretty much called anyone who would vote for him an Uncle Tom.
- It really is easy to be racist when you've got black people doing the racism for you, when you've got some Uncle Toms, if you like.
- He was awful to Joe Frazier, making him out to be an Uncle Tom.
- Look at my work on civil rights and you'll see I'm the opposite of an Uncle Tom.
- I expect him to be an Uncle Tom, but his statements were fairly balanced.
- But once upon a time in the 19th century, someone who had been called an Uncle Tom would not have been insulted - he would have taken it as a compliment of the highest order.
- Stewart says that he is being called an Uncle Tom by gay blacks.
- As for Johnson's calling his brother an Uncle Tom, Tiki Barber said: ‘That just proves to me what kind of person he is.’
- Thurgood Marshall said, ‘All Cole needs to complete his role as an Uncle Tom is a banjo.’
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