Mammy Two Shoes

I’m doing something different for today’s post because I discovered something I think all of you should know about. I was contemplating whether Jerry of Tom and Jerry fame is Black when I discovered a character named Mammy Two Shoes. No, I didn’t make that up, that is literally the character’s name. Ms. Two Shoes is the housekeeper for the house Tom and Jerry live in. As you can see, the character was drawn to perfectly fit the Mammy stereotype: she is plus-size…

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