Pancake flap: ‘Aunt Jemima’ heirs seek dough

By: Jere Downs

Article Reprintaunt lawsuit

Born a slave in 1834 in Kentucky, Nancy Green was the first Aunt Jemima “Mammy” in 1890.

More than century later, Aunt Jemima no longer resembles a servant, having swapped her red bandanna for pearls and soft curls in 1989.

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