Great-grandson of ‘Aunt Jemima’ is angry at Quaker Oats’ decision to change logo and name

The Aunt Jemima brand was originally founded in 1889 and became a staple in everyone’s morning breakfast routine for the next 130+ years before its sudden downfall in the summer of 2020 – which resulted in a name and logo change as the company started a new chapter as the Pearl Milling Company. The change was spurred by a rise in civil unrest following the death of George Floyd, a 46-year-old African American who was murdered by a police officer in Minnesota on May 25, 2020. His death made national headlines and was used as an example of police brutality...