Two Articles Commemorate Nancy Green
The Original Aunt Jemima
Days before Juneteenth, 2020, Quaker Oats announced it was going to change the name of its most popular brand of pancake mix, and the associated images because they are based on a racial stereotype.
It got me wondering if African Americans were consulted in the decision making. Perhaps because the Aunt Jemima brand has become such an icon, it may not seem to hurt people. But maybe black people have a different perspective.