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Disney Movies for Black Kids that are educational, touching, and entertaining for the whole family.


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Disney animated movies are famous for their lifelong characters and big-screen movies that have been made in theaters during early 1900s. Disney Plus has opened to the public and these great box office series and movies for Black kids and children of all ages. Preschooler, toddler, and older children can explore, watch, and enjoy content created in this article. Enjoy the Pixar’s best animated features along with Dreamwork’s animations.

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Rated G – Movies appropriate toddlers, preschoolers and persons of all ages


Rise Up, Sing Out (2022)
Starring: Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson and Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter
Features episodes that aim to deliver inspiring and optimistic messages, teaching children about respect towards others, such as celebrating Black hair, and exploring names that can be mispronounced or stigmatized.


Sneakerella (2022)
Starring: Chosen Jacobs and Lexi Underwood
El is an aspiring sneaker designer from Queens who works as a stock boy in the shoe store that once belonged to his late mother. With a little nudge from his best friend and a sprinkle of Fairy Godfather magic, El finds the courage to use his talent to pursue his dream of becoming a ‘legit’ sneaker designer in the industry. El is now ready to lace up and dream big.


Raven’s Home (2017-2022)
Starring: Raven Symone and Issac Ryan Brown
A spinoff of the iconic Disney Channel series “That’s So Raven”, the hit comedy “Raven’s Home” follows the hilarious adventures driven by somewhat psychic Raven Baxter and her son Booker, who has inherited his mom’s gift to catch glimpses of the future.

Rated TV-Y7 – Television programs most appropriate for children aged 7 and up.


Amphibia (2019-2021)
Starring: Brenda Song and Amanda Leighton
After stealing a mysterious music box, Anne is magically transported to the world of Amphibia, a wild marshland full of talking frog-people.


The Owl House (2020-2021)
Starring: Sarah-Nicole Robles and Wendie Malick
The series follows self-assured teenage girl Luz, who discovers a portal to another realm where humans are not well-liked. Luz partners with a rebellious witch named Eda and her diminutive demon sidekick, King, who was indeed once a king and is searching for a way to restore his titles and glory.


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Rated PG and TV-PG – Television programs that parental guidance is recommended; these programs may be unsuitable for younger children.


Encanto (2021)
Starring: Stephanie Beatriz and Maria Cecilia Botero
Encanto tells the tale of an extraordinary family, the Madrigals, who live hidden in the mountains of Colombia, in a magical house, in a vibrant town, in a wondrous, charmed place called an Encanto.


The Proud Family Louder and Prouder (2022)
Starring: Kyla Pratt and Tommy Davidson
A continuation of the acclaimed series, “The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder” follows the adventures and misadventures of newly 14-year-old Penny Proud and her Proud Family as they navigate modern life with hilarity and heart.


Turning Red (2022)
Starring: Rosalie Chiang and Sandra Oh
A 13-year-old girl named Meilin turns into a giant red panda whenever she gets too excited.



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PG-13 – Movies that parents are strongly cautioned as some material may be inappropriate for children under 13.


Shang-Chi and the Legends of the Ten Rings (2021)
Starring: Simu Liu and Awkwanfina
In the film, Shang-Chi is forced to confront his past when his father Wenwu, the leader of the Ten Rings organization, draws Shang-Chi and his sister Xialing into a search for a mythical village.


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TV-14 – Television programs that may be unsuitable for children under 14.


Grown-ish (2018-2021)
Starring: Yara Shahidi and Trevor Jackson 
Follow Zoey Johnson as she heads to college and begins her hilarious journey to adulthood. From “black-ish” executive producer, Kenya Barris, comes a contemporary take on the current issues facing both students and administrators in the world of higher education.


Ms. Marvel (2022) 
Starring: Iman Vellani and Aramis Knight
Ms. Marvel is a new, original series that introduces Kamala Khan, a Muslim American teenager growing up in Jersey City. Kamala feels like she doesn’t fit in at school and sometimes even at home—that is, until she gets superpowers like the heroes she’s always looked up to. Life gets better with superpowers, right?


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We’ve all seen them but what do movie ratings really mean? When ‘G’ Movies Are For Kids, Do Kids Avoid ‘G’ Movies?  Still unsure if a movie is appropriate for your children? The Motion Pictures Association offers more information, including an interactive guide on understanding TV and movie ratings.

If there are any other Black kids’ movies on Disney+ that we have missed, please leave a comment and we will add them to our list.


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