“Woke” People are at it Again. They Made the Little Mermaid BLACK.

Super Mrs. C.
7 min readSep 29, 2022

Part Two (It helps if you’ve read Part One.)

A quick recap of Part I. The Disney Corporation is shooting a live-action The Little Mermaid, and in a cowardly capitulation to the wicked “Woke-ists,” the new mermaid is being portrayed by a black actress. There are many who are not amused.


Oh, the horror! Thanks to Prawny, from Pixabay

Disney is deliberately stirring up controversy. Disney is re-making a “classic” film for no reason. Disney is pandering to a “multi-cultural” audience and dissing white people. Disney is changing a fairy tale that “everyone knows” already. Disney is practicing “reverse racism.” Disney is offending my sensibilities by having the audacity to alter a cherished, childhood memory. I, for one, will not be patronizing this new, controversial, unnecessary, racist, and disrespectful film. (Stamp foot; toss head.)

The Facebook post I first referenced now has 764,000 reactions and 58,000 comments. Fire, flood, famine, and plague clearly do not merit the amount of concern that a black mermaid does. Unflagging fidelity to one’s childhood nostalgia is, obviously, the most consequential matter in the world.

Take a look at this. The paragraph below is an actual, unaltered quotation from someone who is not happy about the…



Super Mrs. C.

Retired teacher. Humorous essayist about Life. Serious essayist about politics and “race.” Aspiring world saver. Cat mama. We can do better than this.