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Mixing It Up For Disney

This is for all the Disney Princesses out here! Sashiiko Anti provided Disney characters with a high fashion make-over as she allowed her imagination to take control. 54 more words

Personal Project (as if this site isn't enough)

I am not an artist…but I have watched Art Attack.

When I presented my idea of a site (originally) that archived Fictional  Princesses of Colour to my peers in a class on Social Movements and Activism (Hi guys!), a few people asked me what I was going to contribute personally. 412 more words

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Only One POC Per Item (and white people are welcomed too)

In an earlier post I mentioned that one of the reasons I started this project was because I noticed Jasmine had disappeared from a lot of merchandise once Tiana arrived on the scene.   323 more words

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Princess (?) Pocahontas

Sigh. This girl is a difficult post to write about. Her character, while loosely based off of the historical person/character, Pocahontas of Jamestown, the Disney Princess and film are often criticized for their historical inaccuracies and  horrible stereotypes, among other things (including her inclusion as a Disney Princess a monarchical system which can be seen as offensive given what real monarchies did unto Native lands). 209 more words

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Princess (?) Mulan

Mulan is a hero and there’s no doubt about it. She is also loosely based off of the character Hua Mulan from the ancient Chinese poem Ballad of Mulan. 179 more words

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Where's Jasmine? Or How I Got Started

I started this project a few months ago not knowing exactly where it was going to go because I started to get annoyed at Disney merchandise (I know big surprise but as someone who still loves Disney it’s occasionally disappointing to confront their representations of race). 811 more words

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Tactics of Inspiration 1: Believe in Yourself

I’ve been working on a lot of these posts for a few weeks now but I decided to post an archive on Jasmine early so I could have a better idea of what this blog would look like before I launched it. 485 more words

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