Remember last year when Paula Deen was revealed as a racist, which subsequently caused the unraveling of her career? Apparently, Deen just won’t learn her lesson.
A recent advertisement for Lady & Sons—Deen’s restaurant in Savannah, GA—features a “mammy figure.” A group on Facebook posted this about the ad:
Here’s some background on the Mammy caricature, from the Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia in Michigan,
The Facebook message encourages black women to “kill the Mammy archetype, stereotypes and all its characteristics.” The message continues, “We are not here to serve others but to live on our own terms. We are not at the bottom of some totem pole of human worth.”
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