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In Defense of a Mushu-less Mulan: It's Time to Take Asian Leads Seriously [OP-ED]

As Disney releases live action versions of its classic films into the world, writer Claudia Vaughan argues that losing the fantastical aspects of “Mulan” will finally allow us to treat the warrior with the weight and complexity she warrants.

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'Black Panther' Returns to Theaters for Free

Revisit Wakanda with the masses the first week of February.

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Disney Jr. Enlists All-Desi Cast for 'Mira, Royal Detective'

Aparna Nancherla, Jameela Jamil and Kal Penn will lend their voices to the animated series about a girl who solves mysteries in a fictional South Asian kingdom.

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Marvel's Moon Girl Headlines New Animated Series

The forthcoming series will follow 9-year-old Black superhero Lunella Lafayette, who uses her tremendous intelligence to save humanity.

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2017 Favorite: 'Coco'

The Colorlines team is sharing our favorite 2017 videos, books, hashtags, movies and more. Here, gender and sexuality columnist Miriam Zoila Pérez breaks down why “Coco” is their favorite movie of the year.

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Disney Announces Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott as Live-Action Aladdin and Jasmine

Disney announced the casting amid reports that the studio and director Guy Ritchie struggled to find
Brown actors to fill the roles.

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Oprah Winfrey and Co. Travel the Cosmos in 'A Wrinkle in Time' Trailer

Ava DuVernay lifted the hood on her Disney adaptation of the 1963 fantasy novel with a new trailer and behind-the-scenes photos.

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Larry Wilmore Signs Multi-Year Deal With ABC

“The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore’s” namesake host will develop new projects and recruit new talent for the network where he helped develop “Black-ish.”

The World's Getting a New Disney Princess Who's Not White

Meet Moana.

Russell Means Voiced the Most Powerful Scene of Disney's 'Pocahontas'

Little did they know that in 1969, Means was part of a group of American Indians that occupied Alcatraz Island to call attention to the nation’s history of injustices against its indigenous peoples.

Jennifer Lopez to Produce Show on Non-Traditional Families

ABC Family said Thursday they’ve ordered a comedy-drama pilot, titled “The Fosters,” about two women raising a “21st century,” multi-ethnic mix of foster and biological kids.

Anaheim and the Disney-Style Rebranding of Deadly Police Violence

After police shot and killed three Latino men in a week, at least one unarmed, local media has embraced the imaginary narrative that “violent” protests are the real problem.

Disney's Only Black Princess Hawks Watermelon Candy, White Sleeping Beauty Hawks Vanilla

The White Disney princess decorates the vanilla flavored side; the Black character decorates the watermelon flavored side. Stereotype much?