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A Touch of Disney in Black History

Roy E. Glenn, Sr. was the voice of Br’er Frog in Song of the South.  He began in radio with shows such as Amos ‘n Andy and The Jack Benny Show.  He made several appearances on television, from its early… Continue Reading

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A Touch of Disney In Black History

Baron Davis voices Dizzy the Vulture and additional voices in The Jungle Book 2. He is a professional basketball player who is currently a free agent. He last played for the New York Knicks.  In his spare time, Mr. Davis… Continue Reading

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A Touch of Disney in Black History – Stephen Fetchit

  Lincoln Theodore Monroe Andrew Perry, a comedian and actor who took on the name Stephen Fetchit, was considered a controversial actor in his time.  He took on acting roles that portrayed African-Americans as lazy.  However, he became the first… Continue Reading

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A Touch of Disney in Black History – Roy E. Glenn, Sr.

Roy E. Glenn, Sr. was an African-American character actor.  His career began in radio with shows such as Amos ‘n Andy.  Mr. Glenn’s first appearance was in Kelly the Second in 1956. He also made an appearance in A Raisin… Continue Reading

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Disney Behind the Scenes – Dennis Haysbert

  Dennis Haysbert is an African-American film and television actor.  Mr. Haysbert is known from portraying baseball player Pedro Cerrano in the Major League film trilogy and President David Palmer on the television series 24. He is recognized today for… Continue Reading

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Disney Behind The Scenes – Jason Weaver

  Jason Michael Weaver (1979-Present) is an actor and singer.  He is known for his television roles as the pre-teen Michael Jackson in the 1992 miniseries The Jacksons: An American Dream and Marcus Henderson on the sitcom Smart Guy.  Mr.… Continue Reading

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Disney Behind The Scenes – Keith David

Photo Credit: madamenoire.com   Keith David is a voice actor who has worked on several Disney films and series. Some of his work includes: Goliath in Gargoyles cartoon series Mufasa in House of Mouse cartoon series Apollo in Hercules Tublat… Continue Reading

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A Touch of Disney in Black History- James Baskett

  James Baskett was an African-American actor who was cast as Uncle Remus in Disney’s 1946 feature Song of the South and introduced us to that famous song “Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah”.  Mr. Baskett originally auditioned for a small role voicing one of… Continue Reading