Notes from watching Spike Lee's movie, Malcolm X.

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Uncle Tom - someone who is seen as subservient, deragatory 
Mister Charlie - imperious white person (slave owner)
"Boy" in reference to blacks regardless of age, derogatory 

Joe Louis – Boxer, He is widely regarded as the first person of African-American descent to achieve the status of a nationwide hero within the United States

"Wop", is derogatory for Italian