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Disney's New Princess [Mar. 15th, 2007|12:12 pm]
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Disney is making a new kids movie called The Frog Princess and everyone is so happy about the fact that she is black .... with the body of Barbie.

Do I applaud them for not depicting her as a stereotypical Black woman or am I appalled that they would attempt to instill anorexia and body issues into the black culture as well?

From: luckycee
2007-03-15 04:21 pm (UTC)
Why should we white girls be the only ones getting attention from Disney? Equal opportunity fairy tales!
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[User Picture]From: kitschin_witch
2007-03-15 05:15 pm (UTC)
That wasn't the point; the black community is the last bastion of our society that doesn't discriminate agains size, in fact large size is kind of aplauded in African American culture. For that reason I am very disappointed that the new princess will take on a more typical white/model/thin body type instead of what is more acceptable and even adored by the people she is representing.
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[User Picture]From: sirenewitch
2007-03-23 03:43 pm (UTC)
Thank you for clarifying what goes on in my my muddled brain and ultimately what comes out of it.

I love your icon as well.

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