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Discussion » Statements » Rosie's Corner » Usta be UNCLE TOM. Today it's OREO. Same or different?

Usta be UNCLE TOM. Today it's OREO. Same or different?

Posted - May 3

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  • 7201
    I think it is the same. Cheers!
      May 3, 2021 8:43 AM MDT
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  • 106641
    It's just that being as how I'm a foodie I kinda resent Oreo cookies being maligned like that. Some nerve! Thank you for your reply Nanoose! :)
      May 4, 2021 2:56 AM MDT
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  • 26320
    Depends on context.  Oreo at my kids school just meant a mixed person and was not considered an insult.

    Uncle Tom and oreo used in the context by the Dem politican in TX towards Sen Tim Scott are both racist terms.   And are considered hate speech if directed at a person. 
      May 3, 2021 9:41 AM MDT
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