Character of Colour: Tiana| Princess and the Frog

Today’s Character of Colour of the Day is New Orleans restauranteur, Ms. Tiana, Princess of Maldonia.

Tiana was the first Black Princess Disney ever created, her story centred around being a hard working woman with a single minded goal to start the restaurant her and her father dreamed of when she was young.

As she grows up she works harder and harder to make her dreams a reality. Working two jobs, caring for her mother and friend Lottie. We can all relate to the scene where Tiana plops down into bed after coming home from job 1 and only having time to blink before she’s out the door again.

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