Disney Princesses as Different Races: Artist's Photo Series Changes Everything

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We're in the thick of Disney's Frozen taking over every corner of pop culture, so it seems like a fitting time to take a look at what makes Disney's princess movies so unique.

The answer: Not a whole lot. 

That hasn't sat well with many members of the Disney-viewing public, so Tumblr artist TT took matters into her own hands and released a series of racebent Disney princesses. 

What would our favorite Disney princesses look like if they weren't white? Take a look:

Disney has long been accused of whitewashing its characters and failing to show women of color represented among the line of its princess stories.

It wasn't until 2009's The Princess and the Frog debuted Tiana that Disney had a Black princess. Prior to that, the only princesses of color were Jasmine, Mulan, and Pocahontas.

All the remaining princesses were white. 

"There wasn't really any rhyme or reason to my choices," TT explained. "I just started fiddling with the images and these happened."

She continued, "I honestly just did this for fun. No political agenda, no ulterior motives. I just love Disney and chose a few of my favorite characters to alter."

"I feel like there's beauty in every racial background, and this is honestly nothing more then an exploration of different races from a technical and artistic standpoint."

We agree, and we'd love to see these reimagined versions of Disney classics come to fruition in full-length feature films.

Disney is a fan of taking fairy tales and recreating them, changing locations and plot points, so altering the race of their characters shouldn't be too hard to accomplish.

Get on it, Disney! You do need your next big hit once Frozen's popularity melts. 

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