Eating Crow

Friday, April 27, 2007

Transcript

From Aunt Jemima to the Frito Bandito, there’s a long tradition of racially-fraught spokescharacters in American food marketing. Reporter David Segal says that Uncle Ben is really an Uncle Tom, despite his recent promotion.

Comments [1]

JW from va

That is one of the most ignorant things I have ever heard. You guys should be ashamed of yourselves! Some people take offense at anything. Aunt Jemima? I love her. Uncle Remus? I love him. Uncle Bens rice? I don't love rice but get real. "He is still wearing a bow tie on the box" - well GOOD FOR HIM.

Skin, eye, hair, fingernail color is not the issue. Pride is the issue. We all have the same blood color.

Apr. 04 2009 08:43 AM

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