TITLE

THE RISE AND FALL OF UNCLE TOM

PUB. DATE
December 1946
SOURCE
Ebony;Dec1946, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author expresses his views on the 20th Century Uncle Tom, a model of how African-Americans can win friends and influence people. The original Uncle Tom was Josiah Henson who was immortalized in "Uncle Tom's Cabin" and served as pattern for the demeanor which an African-American needs to adopt to be considered a "Good Darky" or good African-American. The author describes Uncle Tom as the worst and most telling insult hurled against an African-American. He believes that Uncle Tom will be forgotten and the "Good Darky" is heading on bad times.
ACCESSION #
49227693

 

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