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Are These Disney Movies Racist?

That's what some people say about these 11 films.

1. Aladdin, 1992

2. Lady and the Tramp, 1955

3. One of Our Dinosaurs Is Missing, 1978

4. The Little Mermaid, 1989

As well as the "blackfish."

5. Peter Pan, 1953

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There's also the song "What Makes The Red Man Red?" which just has to be watched to be believed.

6. The Jungle Book, 1967

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In the film adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's book, Mowgli stumbles upon a group of monkeys (or possibly orangutans) who leap down from the trees and begin singing about their desire to be human. Though everyone else in the jungle speaks in British English, the monkeys are the only characters in the movie whose voices "sound African-American."

7. Pocahontas, 1995

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From a blog on Disney movies: "[Pocahontas] endorses the idea of the good/bad Indian. It also underscores the notion of Native Americans as 'savages.' Additionally, the happy and joyful ending of the film twist the history of killings and oppression of Native Americans."

8. The Aristocats, 1970

9. Dumbo, 1941

10. Fantasia, 1940

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The original version of the movie featured a dark-skinned centaur named Sunflower waiting on the other, light-skinned centaurs. Disney later removed the scene from the movie.

11. Song of the South, 1946