Uncle Tom was a Badass!

Read the book…

The REAL book, by Harriett Beecher Stowe from 1852.  The modern day derogatory meaning behind “Uncle Tom” was deliberately created as a tool of oppression in the early 1900s.  The real Uncle Tom character was a hero, a highly principled man that stood firm in his beliefs and stood up for his fellow slaves even in the face of unspeakable evil at the hands of his owners.

If you knew all that, read the book anyway.  It was an important and influential abolitionist work that needs to be remembered and appreciated.

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