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'Song of the South' Won't Appear On Disney+, 'Dumbo' Will Be Edited To Remove Scene With Crows

Good news, Disney fans: Song of the South and Dumbo's racist crows won't make it onto Disney's streaming service, Disney+. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Song of the South will remain in the Disney vault and won't appear on Disney+ at all. A film that has haunted many Black Americans, Song of the South is Disney's 1946 film set in the south during the 1800s. One of the main...

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'Little' Co-Writer Tracy Y. Oliver Addresses The Film's Transphobic Joke, Says She Didn't Write It

Little, starring and executive produced by Marsai Martin, and directed by Tina Gordon and co-written by Gordon and Girls Trip writer Tracy Y. Oliver, is a family-oriented body-swap comedy meant to inspire young people to be the best versions of themselves. But a transphobic joke that Regina Hall's character Jordan utters and doubles down on in the beginning of the film left some...

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WATCH: Yvonne Orji Talks Going From Potential Pageant Queen To 'Insecure' For HBO's 'Backstories'

HBO's latest "Backstories" video features an animated Yvonne Orji talking about her ascent from pageant queen to playing Molly on Insecure. In the video, Orji gives a quick history of her Hollywood journey, which started by participating in Miss Nigeria in America. She became a comedian by necessity; she realized she needed a talent to compete. "Two weeks before the pageant, they...

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Winterfell Is Racist And Arya Grows Up: Black Twitter Makes This Week's 'Game Of Thrones' Episode A Riot

Nothing is happening right now with the only two Black people on Game of Thrones -- besides that passionate kiss and Grey Worm (Jacob Anderson)’s promise to take Missandei (Nathalie Emmanuel) TF outta racist Winterfell the moment he secures the bag for Dany (Emilia Clarke) -- but we've again collected the best Black Twitter reaction memes from Season 8 Episode 2. Game of Thrones fans...

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History-Maker! Leyna Bloom Will Be The First Trans Woman Of Color To Lead A Film At Cannes

Model/actress Leyna Bloom is breaking glass ceilings at Cannes Film Festival. Her role as romantic lead Wye in Port Authority has made Bloom the first transgender woman of color to lead a Cannes-premiering film. Set in New York's ballroom culture, Wye, a vogue dancer, catches the eye of Paul (Fionn Whitehead). According to our previous report, their relationship is tested when...