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Uncle Tom

Dem State Rep Faces Heat Over Racially-Charged Tweet

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics

Minnesota State Rep. Ryan Winkler (D) is facing heat for using a racially-charged term on Twitter in reaction to Tuesday's Supreme Court decision on t...

2 Live Crew Vet Calls Spike Lee A 'Scheming Uncle Tom'

Posted 01.16.2013 | Entertainment

2 Live Crew veteran Luther Campbell has come out swinging against Spike Lee, taking issue with the director's harsh critique of Quentin Tarantino's "D...

The Problem With Uncle Tom

Maya Rupert | Posted 11.13.2012 | Gay Voices
Maya Rupert

Log Cabin Republicans aren't the only ones Frank offended with this insensitive comparison. "Uncle Tom" is a racially loaded slavery reference, and his decision to use it here was entirely inappropriate.

Movie Review: The Intouchables

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.21.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Based on a true story, The Intouchables is a movie that already has been tarred with the condescending brush of American critics who mischaracterize it as patronizing to the character of Driss.

Grant Hill's Misfire

Jonathan Weiler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Jonathan Weiler

In today's bizarro world, too many of the privileged -- sensitive to the slightest slights -- believe that they should never have to feel anything but pride and self-satisfaction about their station in life.

He's the President, Stupid

Beau Friedlander | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Beau Friedlander

Obama's peace train is on tracks that have led to the same place since Eisenhower first told America to beware the military-industrial complex.