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Disney Plus disclaimer now acknowledges ‘harmful impact’ of racist stereotypes

The crows in Dumbo. The Tales Matter web page on Disney’s web site notes the characters’ connection to racist minstrel exhibits. Disney Since Disney Plus launched final November, experts have criticized the soft language used in its disclaimer on older titles like 1941’s Dumbo, that warned movies “might include outdated cultural depictions.” Practically a yr […]

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HBO Max adds racist-language disclaimer to Blazing Saddles

Actor Cleavon Little performed Sheriff Bart in Blazing Saddles. Video screenshot by Gael Fashingbauer Cooper/CNET Blazing Saddles, the 1974 Western-movie spoof from legendary director Mel Brooks, is getting a three-minute introduction that contextualizes language and characterizations associated to race for at the moment’s viewers. HBO Max has added an intro from Jacqueline Stewart, College of […]