‘Dumbo,’ ‘Peter Pan’ Get Content Advisory From Disney+ for ‘Negative Depictions’ of Race
Disney+ is flagging its own content for racial stereotyping.This week the streaming service began putting up a content advisory warning for some of its older films like “The Aristocats,” “Dumbo,” “Peter Pan” and “Swiss Family Robinson” that Disney says feature “negative depictions and/or mistreatment of people or cultures.”The graphic will run for 12 seconds at the beginning of the flagged content:“This program includes negative depictions and/or mistreatment of people or cultures.
These stereotypes were wrong then and are wrong now.
Rather than remove this content, we want to acknowledge its harmful impact, learn from it and spark conversation to create a more inclusive future together.
Disney is committed to creating stories with inspirational and aspirational themes that reflect the rich diversity of the human experience around the globe.
To learn more about how stories have impacted society, please visit www.disney.com/StoriesMatter.”Disney goes further,
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