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Disney's First Live-Action Interracial Kiss Is Not In "Beauty And The Beast"

HOW DID EVERYONE FORGET ABOUT SNOW DOGS.

The story was picked up by other news outlets March 3, including Teen Vogue, Cosmopolitan, and Glamour.

The story was picked up by other news outlets March 3, including Teen Vogue, Cosmopolitan, and Glamour.

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But ah, memory is short: The woefully overlooked 2002 Cuba Gooding Jr. film Snow Dogs is a live-action Disney movie that features an interracial kiss.

But ah, memory is short: The woefully overlooked 2002 Cuba Gooding Jr. film Snow Dogs is a live-action Disney movie that features an interracial kiss.

In the classic fish-out-of-water story, Academy Award–winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr. plays a dentist who, for reasons I could not remember until I looked them up on Wikipedia, enters a dogsledding race. Lo and behold, his love interest in the film is played by Joanna Bacalso, who is Filipina.

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Are there other interracial kisses in live-action Disney movies? My co-worker said High School Musical 3: Senior Year features at least one (see below) and also that it came out in theaters — I had no idea about either! Please tell us if there are others in the comments!

Are there other interracial kisses in live-action Disney movies? My co-worker said High School Musical 3: Senior Year features at least one (see below) and also that it came out in theaters — I had no idea about either! Please tell us if there are others in the comments!

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