Quaker Oats to Change Aunt Jemima Name, Finally Recognizing It’s ‘Based on a Racial Stereotype’

  • By cvbizz
  • June 17, 2020
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The brand will get a new name and image

It only took a national uprising (and a viral TikTok) to make the company behind Aunt Jemima realize that the 130-year-old character, which was inspired by a minstrel show, should not be the face of pancake products (or anything). Though the image has changed over time in an attempt to shed the minstrelsy connections, Quaker Oats announced that it will be removing the image and the name. “As we work to

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