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Social Justice: The Reaction to Johnny Depp’s Tonto

POSTED ON July 7th  - POSTED IN Social Justice

Most of our Social Justice posts see a high percentage of social rage and/or debate play out on Facebook; the back and forth over Johnny Depp’s portrayal of Tonto was  much more of a Twitter and Blog discussion. If you haven’t bumped into any of the controversy it’s because, as far as Social Media Rage […]

Social Justice: Disney Straddles the Line on Merida

POSTED ON May 19th  - POSTED IN Social Justice

Last week we covered Disney Enterprises’ withdrawal of their application to trademark Day of the Dead. Although the company never publicly stated it, the outrage expressed by the Mexican and Mexican American communities caused them to change course. Disney’s public statement said the decision to withdraw from pursuing the trademark was due to changing the name […]