The best of minorities in cartoons: How the characters saved Christmas

Doc McStuffins

Merry Christmas, everyone! I thought I’d look at how various minority characters I’ve written about have “saved Christmas.” It seems to be mandatory for cartoon characters to save said holiday, which is more “endangered”¬†than every other holiday for some reason. So, let’s look at how our heroes and heroines have saved the 25th of December. … Read more

Minorities in cartoons: “Doc McStuffins”

This week’s minorities in cartoons entry is “Doc McStuffins,” the lead character of an eponymously named series on Disney Junior (in the US). Disney Junior is a recently-started cable channel aimed at preschoolers, with both original shows and the former “Playhouse Disney” block from the Disney Channel’s morning lineup. The show centers around a six-year-old … Read more