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Casting an Arab in the role of Aladdin will not correct the film's inherent racism

Controversy ensued immediately after Disney announced that it would remake Aladdin, the cartoon fantasy film released in 1992. The outcry centred largely on the casting for the film, and specifically, who would play the roles of Aladdin and Jasmine. 

For Disney, Aladdin is far more than just a film. It is a multimillion-dollar franchise - one that encompasses...read more.

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