First, people complained about Nike removing a sneaker with a Betsy Ross-themed American flag.
Then, some people complained that Disney casted an African-American woman as Ariel in the live-action version of “The Little Mermaid.”
Back in the day, people complained when an African-American girl (Quvenzhane Wallis) got the title role in the latest “Annie” film.
While some people on social media called Colin Kaepernick’s complaint about the Betsy Ross-themed flag as silly, I have yet to see those same critics call the “Little Mermaid” complaints silly.
I guess silliness is in the eye of the beholder.
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