Aunt Jemima brand retired by Quaker due to racial stereotype


The answer my my brand is being retired due to racial stereotypes and backlash from consumers Quaker oats is retiring the one hundred and thirty one year old aunt Jemima brand saying the company recognizes the character's origins are based on a racial stereotype the black community has long called for an end to the rag headed eager to please now any on the pancake mix boxes are just come from a minstrel show meant to stereo type pepsico the parent company of Quaker also announced a five year four hundred million dollar initiative to lift up black communities and increase black representation in their business in the wake of the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis activists and consumers have demanded that companies take a stand against racial injustice or lose their business thank you Julie Walker New York

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