Racial Stereotypes Still Alive and Well at the Supermarket


Maybe Hank Richardson shouldn’t have been so infuriated by Uncle Ben’s appointment as CEO–or at least so shocked. According to this article in Slate by David Segal, plenty of racial spokescharacters have had quite healthy careers. Sadly, Uncle Ben and Aunt Jemima are still staring out at us from the aisles when most other characters have been long fired.

Thanks to Rob Bynder.