Global toothpaste brand Colgate has announced that it is reviewing its "Black People Toothpaste" that is still on sale in China...

Numerous large companies have been forced to change their branding after accusations of racism...

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And the most recent one is Colgate toothpaste. But firstly, let's start from the beginning...

The Black Lives Matter movement has taken over the world...

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Since the death of George Floyd, protests for the movement have been happening across the globe in volumes we've never seen before.

This kind of police brutality has been happening for centuries now...

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But George's death has sparked an outrage like never before.

Thousands upon thousands of people have been taking to the streets in protest...

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And they are all marching for one thing: For the blatant racism and injustice in this country to be brought to an end.

Protests have been happening across the pond too...

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Hundreds of thousands of people have been taking to the streets in the United Kingdom, Germany, Spain, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.

We are witnessing history in the making...

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And people are continuing to demand justice. But some horrifying things have been emerging from our country's past...

Many huge names have been boycotted after accusations of racism have risen against them...

Including Walt Disney World and Kellogg's cereal.

And the one that really got people's attention...

The Aunt Jemima brand.

A woman named Kirby took to Twitter this week to expose the truth about Aunt Jamima.

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She posted a video to explain the brutal, and very racist, history behind the famous brand.

Kirby instantly got to the facts...

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"Did you know the name of Aunt Jamima means 'slave men' of the plantation south?" she asks boldly. She then exposed the truth behind the brand's name by asking, "Did you know the founder Chris Rutt, a white man, got the name after attending a minstrel show - think blackface."

She continued to expose Chris Rutt...

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"Did you also know he hired former-slave Nancy Green... who would go around cooking pancakes and telling people about the 'good old south'."

Kirby's video was an instant hit...

And it seems that a lot of people agree with her opinion on Aunt Jemima.

Many are feeling relieved that the brand has been exposed for what it truly stands for...

And Aunt Jemima has been branded as "harmful" and "full of errors."

But the biggest question being asked...

Why has Aunt Jemima only just been called out for racism now? Its products have always had the same branding which clearly shows racist ideologies.

After the immense backlash...

Quaker Oats quickly announced that after over 130 years, they will be removing Aunt Jemima from all packaging and they will be giving the product a much-needed rebrand.

The company spoke out about their decision...

"We recognize Aunt Jemima’s origins are based on a racial stereotype," Kristin Kroepfl, vice president and chief marketing officer of Quaker Foods North America, said in a press release. "As we work to make progress toward racial equality through several initiatives, we also must take a hard look at our portfolio of brands and ensure they reflect our values and meet our consumers’ expectations."

Brands such as Aunt Jemima have been going for over 100 years now...

And even though this is absolutely no excuse at all, the use of racial stereotyping is often the case with old-fashioned brands.

And now, a horrifying brand has emerged from Colgate.

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Colgate is best known for its global range of soap and toothpaste products, but one of its more vintage products has resurfaced and people have been left horrified.

Colgate is still selling its "Darlie" brand in China...

Which is also known as the "black person's toothpaste." This brand was established in 1933 in Shanghai by Hawley & Hazel and it was acquired in 1985 by US-based Colgate-Palmolive.

Up until 1989, the brand was known as "Darkie"...

And the front cover of the toothpaste shows a white man wearing blackface.

The logo was inspired by American minstrel performer Al Jolson after the founders saw him perform in blackface...

And they thought the whiteness of his smile would make the perfect marketing tool. Shocking, we know.

While the brand owners finally changed the derogatory "Darkie" to "Darlie"...

Its Chinese name literally translates to "Black Person Toothpaste". The advertising campaign during the switchover, for example, reassured Chinese customers that "Black Person Toothpaste is still Black Person Toothpaste."

It was jarring to learn, to say the least...

And many people are in disbelief that Colgate is still selling the brand in China.

Who's idea was this to continue the blatantly racist brand?!

It's completely baffling, we know.

Well, after a lot of backlash online...

Colgate confirmed it was looking at overhauling the brand on Thursday. "For more than thirty-five years, we have been working together to evolve the brand, including substantial changes to the name, logo, and packaging," they said in a statement.

It seems that they've finally been made aware of this huge problem...

"We are currently working with our partner to review and further evolve all aspects of the brand, including the brand name."

We are living in the year 2020, and we have no time at all for racism.

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It doesn't matter how wealthy or historical a brand may be, we mustn't tolerate this form of racial stereotyping any longer.