Welcome to Disney Debate!
Over the next 11 weeks, we’ll discuss each of the “official” Disney princesses. Read the information and question below and then use the comments section to join the debate. Engage with people’s comments by replying to them, and add your own points by creating a new comment. Comments must be civil to be included.
WEEK 9: TIANA
Tiana (from The Princess and the Frog) is Disney’s first African American princess. For some, this was seen as a major victory, for others it was travesty that the first Black princess spent most of the movie as a frog, still others had no opinion about the princess’s race.
How important is racial diversity in Disney princess movies?