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I Don’t Need A Black Superman!

My self-esteem is built by real people in my life

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Halle Bailey has been cast as the little mermaid Ariel, in Disney’s live-action remake of The Little Mermaid. This has been met with some praise and backlash because Halle is black and the little mermaid is white. Here are some tweets, from nst.com, expressing many people's sentiments.

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Vuyo Ngcakani

Vuyo Ngcakani

writer, husband for 26 years, father of 3, grandfather of 2

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