Walt Disney Company Speaks Out Against Racism In Widespread Social Media Campaign

After releasing a statement about racial disparities on May 31st, The Walt Disney Company and many of its subsidiaries have taken a stand against racism via a widespread social media campaign.

Across the company, instagram streams including @disney, @pixar, @disneyanimation, @waltdisneyimagineering, @waltdisneyarchives, and more posted a straightforward message against racism, while other subsidiaries posted similar sentiments targeted to their unique audiences.

The @abcnetwork instagram channel posted in solidarity with their “black colleagues, creators, performers…and every ally of the black community against systemic racism… .”

ABC Network Instagram

And Disney-owned @ESPN has dedicated several social posts to the topic, including quoting Gregg Popovich, head coach and President of the San Antonio Spurs, calling for change.

Click here to see the full statement from the Walt Disney Company about racial disparities and instances of lethal attacks and harassment.