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Author Adrian Miller’s New Book “The President’s Kitchen Cabinet” Shows Little-Known African-American Chefs Fed Presidents More Than Just Food

Our national palate owes a vast debt to African-American cooks and chefs who’ve largely been whitewashed from the history books, but a growing number of scholars, bloggers and authors are bringing new attention to those hidden hands. (more…)

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‘Aunt Jemima’ Heirs File Lawsuit Over Supposed Contracts, “Exploitation”

Born a slave in 1834 in Kentucky, Nancy Green was the first Aunt Jemima "Mammy" in 1890. (more…)

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Heirs of ‘Aunt Jemima’ File $2 Billion Lawsuit Against PepsiCo, Quaker Oats and Other Companies

The heirs of Anna Short Harrington, the lady who became the Aunt Jemima character, represented by D.W. Hunter, have filed a lawsuit against PepsiCo, The Quaker Oats Company, Pinnacle Foods Group and The Hillshire Brands Company. Hunter – the great grandson of Harrington – is seeking $2 billion, plus punitive damages to be

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