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The Transformation of Uncle Tom

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The Transformation of Uncle Tom

The Transformation of Uncle Tom

The Transformation of Uncle Tom

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Host Bob Edwards talks with Kendra Hamilton, assistant editor of the magazine Black Issues in Higher Education, about the transformation of Uncle Tom. Uncle Tom is a central character in Harriet Beecher Stowe's novel Uncle Tom's Cabin. In the last 150 years, he has gone from being a hero to an insult.