Cancel Culture is a tactic used by democratic mobs to excuse their selfish, greedy behavior when they set their collective focus on a target, in order to bring upon the desired reaction which usually emboldens their product placement and messaging of victimology, and using this technique the left has a new victory over B&G who makes Cream of Wheat.
The company made an announcement on Good Morning America and said, “For years, the image of an African American chef appeared on our Cream of Wheat packaging. While research indicates the image may be based upon an actual Chicago chef named Frank White, it reminds some consumers of earlier depictions they find offensive. Therefore, we are removing the chef image from all Cream of Wheat packaging.”
The Left, including Good Morning America, educates people about what they call, “systematic racism” which is a creation of left that allows them to shakedown more companies and go back further in history to build their victim culture.
Cream of Wheat joins the companies who have images of Black people in their advertising.
However, the left never explained why the image of an American citizen who came to America to become a Master Chef is offensive.
Frank White, according to a WIKI page on the matter:
“was a professional chef best known as the model for the fictional breakfast chef (often identified as “Rastus“) still featured on the boxes of, and advertising for, Cream of Wheat breakfast cereal. A native of Barbados, he immigrated to the U.S. in 1875, where he became a citizen in 1890. He was working as a master chef at a Chicago restaurant at the time he was photographed for the cereal box in 1900.
White lived in Leslie, Michigan, in his last decades, dying aged about 70 in 1938, and is buried at Woodlawn Cemetery in Leslie. In June 2007, the concrete marker on his grave was replaced with a granite gravestone.“
Imagine how far White would have gotten if he hated himself, his skin type, his country, his profession or other Americans who bought Cream of Wheat or ate the food he prepared as his chosen profession.
The Washington Times reported that the decision was made as a result of pressure brought on by organized groups of protestors, and reported, “The decisions came in response to activists who called for cultural reforms after the May death of George Floyd in Minneapolis while in police custody.”
With tens of thousands of eyewitness reports of cancel culture and massive riots, looting and arson around the country, few could blame them for giving in.
The company was targeted for a shakedown, and the company submitted, “B&G has also announced plans to work with culinary schools to “help support and aid in the development of African American and Latinx candidates through various scholarship and other initiatives,” The Washington Times reported.
In other words, they always have to be victims, and then they are allowed to do whatever they please, including extortion, and bribery.
The decision comes three months after the brand first said that it would immediately evaluate its packaging and “proactively take steps to ensure that we and our brands do not inadvertently contribute to systemic racism.”Editor’s Picks
- 1Uncle Ben’s will now be known as Ben’s OriginalSeptember 23, 2020
- 2Mrs. Butterworth’s, Cream of Wheat join Aunt Jemima, Uncle Ben’s in changing brand amid racial protestsJune 18, 2020
- 3RZA revamps Good Humor ice cream truck jingle to replace original song with racist rootsAugust 14, 2020
Ben’s Original, Mrs. Butterworth’s and Aunt Jemima have also taken action to address racial stereotypes in their packaging and names.”
So the question remains, when is it ok to celebrate the American ideal of coming to this land with little and working your way to the top? Frank White has graced America for decades, and now he has been canceled and will no longer be seen.
Think about that.
Kari is an ex-Community Organizer who writes about Voter Engagement, Cultural Marxism and Campaigns. She has been a grassroots volunteer with the GOP, on and off for 18 years. She is a Homeschool Mom in North Carolina and loves Photojournalism and Citizen Journalism.