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Netflix changes the sexist, culturally insensitive Pocahontas description.
Via: Native Appropriations
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Dr. Adrienne K., owner of the Native Appropriations blog, just wanted to watch a movie, and it led to Netflix changing the description for Pocahontas.

While scrolling through Netflix, she came upon the 1995 Disney film and immediately found the description sexist and disrespectful of native peoples.

Here's the original description:



Dr. Adrienne took to Twitter for a short appeal:





And then wrote a longer one on her blog.

...[T]hese movies all have well developed romance plot lines, but their (white, male) protagonists get to save things, fight people, have adventures, and be 'lord of the jungle'–they are not defined by their romantic relationships in the film.


Br> After the post and the sizable Internet agreement, Netflix actually responded directly to Dr. Adrienne and admitted fault.



The new description tells a decidedly different story.



     
Marvel's third superhero franchise coming to Netflix has been a long time coming. Luke Cage, sometimes known as Power Man, was one of Marvel's first black superheroes. Created in 1972 in the height of Blacksploitation movies like Shaft and Foxxy Brown, Luke Cage carried a lot of those 70's African American culture cliches, but with the inclusion of talent like Alfre Woodard and Mahershala Ali, hopefully those tropes will be missing from this new series.

Here's a breakdown of the cast.

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popMarvel took Netflix binge-watchers by storm with Daredevil earlier this year. Now their next series, Jessica Jones is on its way. Based on one of Marvel's first Rated-R comic series, written by Brian Michael Bendis, Jessica Jones will follow a c-list superhero after tragedy makes her hang up her cape. Now she's an alcoholic private investigator working on super powered cases.

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Enjoy your second (or third, or fourth) viewing...

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People were worried that Marvel's next "Defender" wouldn't be appearing on Netflix until early 2015, but Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos put those rumors to rest at the Television Critics Association press tour,

"...every six months, you’ll get a new season or series from The Defenders group"

If we can believe that schedule, Krysten Ritter's take on Jessica Jones should be bingeable around October or November. He also clarified that Daredevil Season 2 would be next in line for early 2016, in which the Devil of Hell's Kitchen will take on The Punisher.



But don't expect any cross-overs until all four of The Defenders get their own series. Which means, Daredevil Season 2 will be followed by at least Luke Cage and Iron Fist before the team up begins.

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