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

What are the best Disney Movies for Black Kids?

Where can families watch Black Disney Movies?

Which Disney movies have African American characters?

  Disney animated movies are famous for their lifelong characters and big-screen movies made in theaters during the early 1900s. Disney Plus has opened these great box office series and movies to the public for Black kids and children of all ages. Whether the movie is live-action or animated, Black kids are guaranteed to love the films on this list!   Preschoolers, toddlers, and older children can explore, watch, and enjoy the content created in this article. Enjoy Pixar’s best-animated features along with Dreamwork’s animations. Enjoy seeing your favorite superheroes in these Marvel Studios films and specials.   The information in this article is as current as the publication date. Readers are encouraged to confirm the information before acting.  

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Rated G

Movies appropriate for toddlers, preschoolers, and persons of all ages  

Saturdays (2023)

Starring: Danielle Jalade and Daria Johns Paris, Simone, and Ari hone their roller-skating skills at Saturdays, a local skating rink in Chicago.  

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 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 working as a stock boy. Doing so in the shoe store that once belonged to his late mother. El finds the courage to use his talent to pursue his dream of becoming a legit designer.  

Raven’s Home (2017-2022)

Starring: Raven Symone and Issac Ryan Brown “Raven’s Home” is a spinoff of the iconic Disney Channel series “That’s So Raven.” The show follows the hilarious adventures driven by psychic Raven Baxter and her son Booker. Booker has inherited his mom’s gift to catch glimpses of the future.  

Black Panther: In Search of Wakanda (2022)

Starring: Robin Roberts and Ryan Coogler Stars of the new “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” film open up about the worldwide impact of the superhero. Exploring the evolution of Black Panther from the 1960s comic to the 2018 film the world fell in love with.  

Rated TV-Y7

Television programs are most appropriate for children aged 7 and up.  

Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur (2023)

Starring: Diamond White and Alfre Woodard Marvel’s Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur follows the adventures of 13-year-old super-genius Lunella Lafayette and her 10-ton T-Rex, Devil Dinosaur.  

Kiya & the Kimoja Heroes (2023)

Starring: Dineo Du Toit and Ian Ho A 7-year-old African girl who transforms her hobbies of dancing and martial arts into superpowers.  

Kiff (2023)

Starring: Kimiko Glenn and H Michael Croner A nutty animated buddy-comedy about an optimistic squirrel Kiff and her chill bunny bestie Barry.  

SuperKitties (2023)

Starring: Emma Berman and Pyper Braun In Kittydale, an indoor playground is where children play with the place’s resident cats Ginny, Sparks, Buddy, and Bitsy. When trouble occurs in the city, the cats’ collars flash and sound as they are called into action.  

Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir (2015-2022)

Starring: Cristina Vee and Bryce Papenbrook The series focuses on Marinette and Adrien, who transform into Ladybug and Cat Noir, to protect the city from supervillains.  

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Rated PG and TV-PG

Television programs with parental guidance are recommended; these programs may be unsuitable for younger children.  

Chang Can Dunk (2023)

Starring: Bloom Li and Dexter Darden Chang bets the school basketball star that he can dunk by Homecoming.  

The Low Tone Club (2023)

Starring: Carlos Vives and Julián Arango Follows the story of Amaranto Molina, an unconventional music teacher who starts teaching at a music school.  

@Gina Yei: #WithAllMyHeartAndMore

Starring: Juliana Rivera Díaz and José Brocco The series tells the story of Gina, a cheerful and creative girl, has a dream to write songs. She gets the chance of a lifetime when she wins a scholarship to the prestigious Caribbean Music Institute.  

King Shakir Recycle (2022)

Starring: Brock Powell and Skyler Davenport Scientists trying to solve the environmental crisis of pollution devise a way to send the collected garbage into space.  

Strange World (2022)

Starring: Gabrielle Union and Lucy Liu The legendary Clades are a family of explorers whose differences threaten to topple their latest and most crucial mission. Searcher Clade doesn’t want to follow in his family’s footsteps.  

The Proud Family Louder and Prouder (2022)

Starring: Kyla Pratt and Tommy Davidson The show follows the adventures of 14-year-old Penny Proud and her Proud Family. Showing how the family navigates modern life with hilarity and heart.  

World of Flavor with Big Moe Cason (2022)

Starring: Big Moe Cason Follows Navy veteran Moe Cason on an epic journey to seek out the most mouthwatering dishes. Learn firsthand about the power of local food and community.  

Screen Queens Rising (2022)

Starring: Linsey Davis and Deborah Roberts Exploring the unique experiences of Black women in Hollywood. Explains how Black actresses have risen to the top of American culture.    

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Rated PG-13

Parents are strongly cautioned about movies as some material may be inappropriate for children under 13.  

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (2022) 

Starring: Letitia Wright and Angela Bassett Queen Ramonda, Shuri, M’Baku, Okoye, and the Dora Milaje fight to protect the kingdom of Wakanda from intervening world powers.  

Rated 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. 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 introducing Kamala Khan, a Muslim American teenager growing up in Jersey City. Kamala feels like she doesn’t fit in at school and sometimes at home. That is until she gets superpowers like the heroes she’s always looked up to. Life gets better with superpowers.  

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  Everyone has seen them, but what do movie ratings 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.   Are there any other Black kids’ movies on Disney+ that we missed? Please leave a comment.       The Voice of Black Cincinnati is a media company designed to educate, recognize, and create opportunities for African Americans. Want to find local news, events, job posting, scholarships, and a database of local Black-owned businesses? Visit our homepage, explore other articles, subscribe to our newsletter, like our Facebook page, join our Facebook group, and text VOBC to 513-270-3880.   Black Kids’ Movies photo provided by © [Prostock-studio] /Adobe Stock

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