Leaked Disney Documents Reveal Potentially Divisive Racial Policies

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(Editor’s note: We had a similar article up last night but took it down pending collaboration from more sources. Reimagine Tomorrow has been mentioned in Disney documents and the alleged Disney produced PDF containing many of the slides that have been discussed can be found here. If information comes to light that shows these are not Disney documents, we will run a correction/retraction.)

Over the past year I’ve written many articles for Pirates and Princesses and we’ve revealed many things to the public, some of which were major stories. While we aren’t able to independently verify all these documents at this time, we can only report on what’s being released to the public via other sites like Newsweek.

The Full Trove of “Leaked” Documents

The program in question is called “Reimagine Tomorrow”.

According to whistleblower Christopher F. Rufo, The Walt Disney Company is engaging in divisive critical race theory and are allegedly having employees complete a “privilege checklist” while asking them to not engage in “white dominant culture.”

According to Rufo, Disney’s internal documents include some wording that seems to say “that white employees should “defund the police,” “participate in reparations,” “decolonize your bookshelf,” “don’t gentrify neighborhoods,” “find and join a local ‘white space,’” and “donate to anti-white supremacy work such as your local Black Lives Matter Chapter.”

While the second article appears to encourage parents to commit to “raising race-consciousness in children” and argues that “even babies discriminate” against members of other races.”

Disney is also being accused of putting employees into race based groups to “achieve culturally-authentic insights.” The groups are called “Hola” (Latino or Hispanic), “Wakanda” (African descent), and “Compass” (Asian.)

Rufo reports that a conservative and/or Christian employee of Disney had the following to say about the rapidly-changing company:

“I attended several [training sessions] at the beginning just to see what the temperature of the discussion would be and to gauge if I would be able to bring up my own objections in a safe way—safe meaning for my career. And I’ve continually gotten the unspoken answer: ‘no. It’s been very stifling to feel like everyone keeps talking about having open dialogue and compassionate conversations, but when it comes down to it, I know if I said one thing that was truthful, based on data, or even just based on my own personal experience, it would actually be rather unwelcomed.”

Included in the alleged Disney documents for employee training are references to the 1619 Project, “Dying of Whiteness” by Johnathan Metzel, and suggested nonfiction books about anti-racism for children.

Disney has also allegedly formed a 21 Day Racial Equity and Social Justice Challenge for its employees so they can reflect on what it means to be “raised in a society that elevates white culture over others.

Participants in the training are also allegedly asked to complete a “privilege checklist”… and some of the questions seem ridiculous or demeaning.

The test to determine if one has “white privilege” include questions about experiences like racist slurs, race discrimination, threats based on gender or sexual orientation, being bullied or experiencing conditions of poverty. There are even questions linking privilege to depression.

One of the boxes in the “priveledge” checklist links priveledge to if you have been raped or not. Other questions include “I have never been called a terrorist,” “I am always comfortable with showing affection to my partner in public,” “I can afford a therapist,” “I don’t rely on public transportation,” and “I have never been told I ‘sound white.'”

And remember, this is the same Disney that thanked communist governments in China who reportedly enslave, imprison, and commit genocide.

Some of the attributes which Disney claims in the training are part of “white dominate thinking” are individualism, competition, timeliness, and comprehensiveness.  Which sound strikingly similar to other movements within the country.

The document also sees “white dominant culture” as one that only views things as “racist” or “not racist,” treating ideas and suggestions from non-senior employees in leadership as a “threat,” and fearing open conflict.  Which sounds opposite to the idea of collaboration.

Disney does seemingly offer “different alternatives” for those who might be living with “white priveledge” like “holding contradictory thoughts and feelings, collaborating with stakeholders on all levels, working on community collaborations and learning how to take direct, constructive feedback.

That’s The Walt Disney Company of 2021.

Finally, according to Mr. Rufo, The Walt Disney Company’s official position is now “that America was founded on “systemic racism.” He makes that claim based on internal documents he is said to have.

We’ll cover this more as more information comes out. In the meantime, read The Wokest Place on Earth by Christopher Rufo.

If Disney comes out and disavows these documents, or makes a clarifying statement, you’d better believe we’ll cover it. Please leave your comments below, and remember to be kind, courteous, and honest in what you say. Best regards, and thank you for reading.

This article was also mostly cross posted on D-rezzed.


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