Edge On The Clock: Disney Will Re-Theme Splash Mountain After 20,000+ Sign Petition

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Disney will re-theme its Splash Mountain ride, which was originally based on the controversial 1946 film, Song of the South. The change comes after 20,000 people signed a petition urging Disney to address the racial stereotypes portrayed in the film. The ride will soon be changed to feature characters from The Princess and The Frog, Disney’s first Black princess.

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