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Un'cle Tom'ism




a policy of relationship between whites and blacks involving a benevolent but patronizing attitude on the part of the whites and a willingly submissive attitude on the part of the blacks. Also called Tomism.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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