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“You can no more teach what you haven’t learned than you can come back from where you haven’t been.”

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  • Harper was the final woman to take on the role of “Aunt Jemima” for promotional appearances.
  • Born in Alabama, Harper became an orphan at the age of 9 and graduated from college at 17.
  • She became a teacher before moving to NYC, appearing on Broadway.
  • She later became a leader in her NJ community, volunteering and reportedly becoming the first black history teacher in the county.
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Quaker Oats announced Wednesday it will remove the name & image of Aunt Jemima from its products: "We recognize Aunt Jemima's origins are based on a racial stereotype." The Aunt Jemima brand has existed for 130 years. Uncle Ben's & Land o' Lakes also announced changes to their branding for similar reasons.

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