Former State Senator, Leland Yee (D), has pleaded guilty to charges of taking bribes in exchange for votes, racketeering and promising to smuggle guns into the U.S. from the Philippines. Yee was known for his campaign against violent video games, having authored AB-1179, legislation that would have outlawed the sale of said titles to California's teens, which was defeated by the Supreme Court.
The story takes place in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. During that time, R.T. Davis purchased a struggling milling company that produced a ready-made pancake mix with the image of a black woman in an apron and handkerchief on the box.
To market his newly acquired pancake mix, Davis hired Nancy Green, a former slave, to dress and play the part of Aunt Jemima at the 1893 World’s Fair in Chicago. Wearing the now iconic apron and handkerchief, Aunt Jemima served those famous pancakes from her booth at the Colombian Exposition.
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