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Old 02-10-2013, 11:36 PM   #1
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Second family suing Disneyland: Claims Donald Duck is racist

Here is another one...

http:// www. examiner. com/article/second-family-suing-disneyland-claims-donald-duck-is-racist

Disneyland is being sued for the second time in a week by a family accusing its characters of being racist. First, it was a family that said the White Rabbit was being racist toward their children. Now, it was revealed on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, that a different family has said they were discriminated against by Donald Duck because they are black.

Nastastia White has said that her husband took their son, Ryder, to Disneyland back in December to celebrate his birthday. They were having a great time in the park until five-year-old Razzi White walked up to Donald Duck to get a picture taken.

SEE: Family suing Disneyland claiming the White Rabbit is racist

It was then that, according to the family, Donald Duck snubbed Razzi and played with some other children, that were white.

Nastasia White told ABC 10 News that the person in the Donald Duck costume repeatedly ignored their requests to take a picture with Razzi and two-year-old Ryder. The family says that Donald just kept on playing with white children.

White said: "He was sitting there with his arms open, saying, 'Donald, Donald!'" But when Razzi went up to him he walked away to play with a white baby in a stroller.

White said they waited for a few minutes until Razzi's turn to be with Donald Duck came up, but the character continued to snub the kid. Nastasia White even said that the parents of a white baby noticed and told Donald to play with Razzi, but Donald still didn't want to do so.

After repeated attempts, the family moved on.

Nastasia said: "I was upset and hurt. He was very sad."

She told ABC 10 that Razzi asked her: "Why didn't Donald want to take a picture with me?" Nastasia said she could not answer her son because she felt so humiliated that "Inside, I wanted to cry. This was discrimination."

She claims that Donald's behavior was so brazen that it was impossible that the family misread the situation. She said: "I didn't [misread the situation] because it was done in a blatant and ugly way."

Dan Gilleon, the attorney representing the family, says that the Whites are suing Disney for violating "California's Unruh Civil Rights Act, which prohibits discrimination based on race, sex, and other qualities."

Gilleon is the same attorney representing the Black family that claims the White Rabbit ignored their children at Disneyland.

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