AUNT JEMIMA SYMBOLIZES
MUCH BIGGER OBJECTIVES
Thank God somebody still has a sense of humor. The Christian satire website, Babylon Bee, perfectly captures the current madness over ethnic symbolism.
As everyone knows by now, Quaker/PepsiCo has come under pressure to retire the Aunt Jemima image on its popular line of breakfast products. Likewise the Black chef on B&G Foods’ Cream of Wheat hot cereal, and Uncle Ben, the dapper gentleman who personifies the famous parboiled rice marketed by Mars, Inc.