Black Mermaids Aren’t Scientific!

Photo by Nsey Benajah on Unsplash

White people, stop.

There are all kinds of “hot takes” circulating about the casting of Halle Bailey as Ariel in the live action The Little Mermaid. Many of them are rehashes of the arguments that were maid when she was first cast. Anyone who argues that the woman in this video isn’t qualified to play Ariel…

Well, we know.



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Jennifer R. Povey

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