In Defense of Uncle Tom: Why Blacks Must Police Racial Loyalty

@inproceedings{Starkey2015InDO,
  title={In Defense of Uncle Tom: Why Blacks Must Police Racial Loyalty},
  author={Brando Simeo Starkey},
  year={2015}
}
'Uncle Tom' is the most piercing epithet blacks can hurl at one another. It marks targets as race traitors, and that painful stain is often permanent. Much more than a slur, Uncle Tom is a vital component of a system of social norms in the black community that deters treachery. In this book, Brando Simeo Starkey provocatively argues that blacks must police racial loyalty and that those successfully prosecuted must be punished with the label Uncle Tom. This book shadows Uncle Tom throughout… Expand
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