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July 18, 2008

Disney's 'subservient' black princess animates film critics


When Disney announced it was casting its first black princess for its latest animation film, the African-American heroine was hailed as a positive role model for little girls and an ambitious marketing ploy, not to mention an attempt to ward off the allegations of racism that have lurked since the heyday of Walt Disney Productions in the 1940s and 1950s. continue reading

3 comments:

Renee said...

Doesn't this just make you sick. They wonder why blacks have high blood pressure. It is shit like this. I am going to have to calm myself down before I blog about this or it will be nothing but f this and f thaqt

Ebony Intuition said...

Yea It did make me sick, the original concept they had for the movie, I don't even like the re-written one

Luscious Librarian said...

I think the whole princess genre should be destroyed. It sets up girls for a life of waiting, waiting for the 'white' (you know the prince was still white in this one) knight to arrive on his steed and rescue them from their horrible lives. Hopefully they don't die waiting.

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