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Was Walt Disney racist?

some say he is but i mean he does have Mulan and Pocahontas

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Uh ... Walt Disney died DECADES before Mulan or Pocahontas were made.
So his personal biases had no influence whatsoever ... it was a business decision by the company.

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He obviously wasn't, I am sure he believed in a world where imagination from EVERYONE could bring a world with funner experiences that could improve us as a society.

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Everyone is racist to an extent. Racism is unfair bias for a particular race be it positive or negative :P So yes he was! I don't know if it is negative or positive!

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extremely he hated jews and other races except whites

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I've never heard anybody say Walt Disney was racist

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hes a 33rd degree freemason

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Those characters were developed after Walt Disney died. He wasn't a racist...just a product of his time.

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many people think so because of his early work. however, just as Mark Twain wrote stories that represented the time, so did Walt Disney write and draw his cartoons. "Tom Sawyer" and "Huckleberry Finn" would not have been the iconic stories that they are if they had been written portraying equal rights during the era that the story was set. this does not mean there was prejudice, but rather that it is a depiction of the times.

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According to some that worked with him.....
www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pmrp4WxiB58

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Controversial topic...Here is one reference: http://www.businessweek.com/stories/2006-12-03/walts-not-so-wonderful-world. Here is another: http://articles.latimes.com/2009/nov/22/entertainment/la-ca-disneyrace22-2009nov22.

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He was not a Freemason and he did not hate any ethnic or racial group in particular. His biographers do describe him as a product of his time and the America in which he grew up. That is to say, he was not as sensitive and tolerant as we would like people to be today, but his point of view was very typical of the era.

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He wasn't a nice person

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