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American company Dreyer’s, which is a subsidiary of the Swiss Nestle, refused to name “Popsicle” because of discrimination against the Eskimos. About it writes The Wall Street Journal, citing chief marketing officer of Elizabeth Marquez.
“We are committed to achieving racial equality and consider the term pejorative” obyasnila Marquez.
Dessert is a Eskimo Pie ice cream in chocolate glaze.
According to the newspaper, the Popsicle was invented in 1920 Christian Nelson and confectioner Russell Stover. They patented their invention in 1922, and then sold the company. In 2007 the company bought Dreyer’s. The logo and advertising of the product uses the image of the boy in fur clothing of Eskimos.
Earlier, us Internet users were indignant denial streaming service HBO Max show the classic film “gone with the wind” because of the controversial issues related to racial issues. They called this the beginning of “book burning and cultural purges of the left.”
Video, photo All from Russia.