Amazon Labels’Tom and Jerry’ Racist


WP Writers Group

metro.co-mouseTom And Jerry cartoons depict ‘ethnic and racial prejudice’, warns Amazon
‘Without mentioning specific examples, the Amazon blurb reads: ‘Tom And Jerry shorts may depict some ethnic and racial prejudices that were once commonplace in American society. Such depictions were wrong then and are wrong today.’

‘The official line from Warner Bros, which now owns the animated series, adds: ‘While the following does not represent the Warner Bros view of today’s society, these cartoons are being presented as they were originally created, because to do otherwise would be the same as claiming that these prejudices never existed…’
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