"Uncle Sammy & the Underground R..."

Slim Smith's take on political icon, "Uncle Sam", continues as the character is found front and center in "Uncle Sammy & the Underground Railroad". Acrylic on Canvas. 2018 It's no secret that this great country was built on the back of the slave trade. In fact, some feel that slavery is still alive and well in America, replaced by a staggering incarceration rate, fueling several government programs and cheap industrial labor.