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Tiana Becomes Disney’s First Black Princess

by | 20th, October 2009

a AS America talks about race and race and the need not to talk about race, Disneyland introduces its first black princess.

Our Man in LA pays Princess Tiana a visit:

Posters are up and products are on sale at the park, promoting the animated feature, The Princess and The Frog , and the character Princess Tiana.

Tiana will be the ninth of Disney princess characters, which have rung up $3 billion in retail sales since 1999. Disney introduced the Middle Eastern Jasmine, its first non-white animated heroine in 1992’s Aladdin: a Middle Eastern character named Jasmine. Three years

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