MSNBC host Chris Matthews felt at ease, on national television, referring to a woman as “ she devil,” “ witchy,” and “ uppity.”
They say, “Love the way you dealt with that uppity teenager!”
Conservatives really seem to hate it when uppity women—damn that pesky economic empowerment!
You know: I am to intone that these pundits think of Obama as an “uppity Negro.”
He thought I was uppity and mixing with highbrows or something.
She was making her do that because she thought she was uppity and she wanted to punish her.
But one night a bunch o' uppity Niggers went to a 'tainment in Memorial Hall.
You was 'fested with letheh straps an' uppity talk when I knowed you fust.
We ought to beat hershell get too uppity to live with, declared Bobby, discussing these games.
Den, how come you talk so uppity, like a man wid de law on he side and ain't a-scared o' nobody?
Conceited; arrogant; snobbish; hincty: the most uppity colored fellow I ever ran into in my life/ to estimate if this reporter was going to give her any sass or put on any uppity airs (1880+ Black)