The syrup and pancake mix brand is now the Pearl Milling Company, PepsiCo announced on Tuesday.
"Hell no, I'm not resigning," said Luray Mayor Barry Presgraves, whose comments were condemned as "disgusting" and "unacceptable."
The Aunt Jemima branding will get a new look this fall. It’s parent company Quaker Oats has decided to lose the racist stereotype in its name and logo.
“As a global brand, we know we have a responsibility to take a stand in helping to put an end to racial bias and injustices,” a Mars spokesperson said.
Parent company Quaker Oats will unveil the pancake mix and syrup brand's new name in the fall.
Judge Mark Tranquilli also allegedly speculated that the juror lived with a heroin dealer.
Descendants of black women who appeared as “Aunt Jemima” have filed a lawsuit against PepsiCo, owner of Quaker Oats and the
Relatives of the real life ‘Aunt Jemima’ are suing Quaker Oats for $2 billion on the grounds that they’ve been shorted revenue guaranteed in a forgotten agreement from the late 1800s.