SHUT THE FRONT DOOR: ‘Tom and Jerry’ Cartoons Are Now Racist

Published on October 2, 2014

Even cartoons are racist now. Even though Tom and Jerry aren’t humans that have skin color, the cartoon is being given a “Warning” by Amazon Prime to it’s buyers. Check it out…

By Katherine Timpf, National Review

Amazon Prime has placed a warning label on episodes of Tom and Jerry on its instant video service telling viewers that the cartoon contains “ethnic and racial prejudices.”

The warning states that these prejudices were “once commonplace in American society,” but they “were wrong then and they are wrong today.”

The cat-and-mouse cartoon first played in movie theaters from the 1940s until 1957.

Much of the discussion of potential racial prejudice surrounds a black-maid character named “Mammy Two Shoes.”

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