The fact that Disney’s portrayal of a nonwhite mermaid is controversial is due to 150 years of whitewashing.

'Little Mermaid' reactions hit social media as users share videos of Black girls blind reacting to Halle Bailey playing a Black Ariel.


White people's #NotMyAriel response to Halle Bailey playing Ariel in The Little Mermaid ignores why representation matters.

Halle Bailey performed at Disney World's 50th anniversary special and reminded us why she's the perfect choice to play Ariel.

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The hashtag "NotMyAriel" was trending because as Black actress was cast as the lead in "The Little Mermaid" remake, which prompted one news outlet to call her "colored."