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Beyond Aunt Jemima: A Taste Of African-American

So if I say Aunt Jemima, you think what? Fluffy pancakes and waffles? For sure. Loving hospitality? Perhaps. But for some, the title, the image, even the updated version sans headwrap, evokes other feelings, including anger, over a racial stereotype of a black woman with no apparent life of her own. One who is happiest in the kitchen getting ready to serve her white folks. More Info: http://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2015/10/17/449197640/beyond-aunt-jemima-a-taste-of-african-american-culinary-heritage #FullNewsAudioAvailable #NPR

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