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Deconstructing Disney

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Deconstructing Disney

In an older post I did I got a little pissy about a segment of the movie Peter Pan.  Peter Pan is one of my very favorite stories, but the movie, while one of my favorites as a child, has an overt and inexcusably racist scene that is horrifically hostile to Native American people and culture.  I catch quite a bit of criticism for my reluctance to just openly allow my child to indulge in all things Disney w/o discussion.  Everything from the shallowness and over exaggerated “feminine” qualities in the Princesses to the racism you will see in the video clip below the jump is in great need of discussion. (more…)

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