Quaker Oats has jumped on the woke bandwagon by announcing the destruction of the legacy of one of America’s earliest black female civil rights pioneers, Aunt Jemima.
The company announced on Wednesday that it would be cancelling the legacy of former slave and early civil rights activist Nancy Green, who served as the spokesperson for the Aunt Jemima maple syrup that so famously bears her image.
Per CNN Business:
Aunt Jemima’s appearance has evolved over time. The brand’s origin and logo is based off the song “Old Aunt Jemima” from a minstrel show performer and reportedly sung by slaves. The company’s website said the logo started in 1890 and was based on Nancy Green, a “storyteller, cook and missionary worker.” However, the website fails to mention Green was born into slavery.
Naturally, the company is preparing to uselessly throw money at Black Lives Matter “charities” in the wake of their announcement to dump Nancy Green’s memory.
Aunt Jemima brand will donate $5 million over the next five years “create meaningful, ongoing support and engagement in the Black community.” Earlier this week, Pepsi announced a $400 million set of initiatives to support the black community.
Quaker Oats was bought out in 2001 and is now owned by PepsiCo.
Here is a little bio on Nancy Green:
Green was born into slavery on November 17, 1834, near Mount Sterling in Montgomery County, Kentucky. She was hired in 1890 by the R.T. Davis Milling Company in St. Joseph, Missouri, to represent “Aunt Jemima.”
Green was one of the organizers of the Olivet Baptist Church. Her career allowed Green the financial freedom to become an activist and engage in antipoverty programs. She was one of the first black missionary workers. She used her stature as a spokesperson to become a leading advocate against poverty and in favor of equal rights for individuals in Chicago.
This is the woman that PepsiCo wants relegated to the ashheap of history.
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