Fans in Uproar Over Professor’s Rant That Mary Poppins Wore ‘Blackface’

February 5, 2019

The original "Mary Poppins" movie is being branded as tone-deaf and racially insensitive. A college professor writing in the New York Times took aim at the famous dancing scene, calling it “a parody of black menace.” Julie Andrews, covered in soot, looks in her compact as she adds more, then another character mistakes the chimney sweeps for African warriors. Now, "Mary Poppins" fans on social media are calling the accusations ridiculous.

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