has been characteristically quick to support the ongoing Black Lives Matter movement.
We’ve seen Lucasfilm release a statement in support of actor John Boyega who took part in London based protests, as well as a wider statement from both . The Walt Disney Company has also pledged $5 million dollars to support various social justice campaigns. and
has now taken their support of the BLM movement to their by offering a collection of black focused stories on .
+ adds ‘Celebrate Black Stories’ Collection
clearly sees the need for social change, and highlighting some of their most prolific black characters like and T’Challa as well as classic like That’s So Raven plays a small part in highlighting the African American community who have aided in the cinematic development of and over the years.
The impassioned debate around the future of and racist, attractions some now consider to be datedsuch as the Song of the South themed Splash Mountain. collection also follows the
Every and on the Celebrate Black Stories Collection
The collection includes a number of highly popular movies as well as , and classic tales like Sister Act which was produced by Studios.
Though took the need for social change very seriously, and this movement has continued within the Company and is now stronger than ever. has certainly played its part in portraying in films like Dumbo, , and definitely Song of the South, former
Here is the full list of movies and tv shows in the ‘Celebrate Black Stories’ collection on ;
- A Wrinkle In Time
- Remember The Titans
- Cool Runnings
- Black Panther
- The and the Frog
- Queen of Katwe
- Ruby Bridges
- Doc McStuffins
- Breaking 2
- The Color Of Friendship
- Let It Shine
- Sister Act
- Sister Act 2
- KC Undercover
- The Lion King
- Jump In
- The Proud Family
- The Poof Point
- Raven’s Home
- Up, Up and Away
- That’s So Raven
- Twitches Too
- Marvels Rising: Heart of Iron
- Red Tails
We recently wrote an opinion piece suggesting that , and while they’ve got a long way to go, this needs to tackle systemic racism wholeheartedly collection at least supports their earnest intentions.
Which blackwill you be celebrating first with this collection? Let us know in the comments below.