Reminder: Community Promotion

Though we stated above it's not allowed, we may make exceptions for things such as charities, auctions or POC-related blog. Please remember to ask @ the "affiliation" post (see TAG: 'affiliates') to get an okay. Also remember that the promotion of a community must pertain to the subject matter of the community. Promotion of contests by way of "darkagenda" or "landofart" are welcome, so long as they pertain to a character of color in some capacity. Failure to follow this rule will result in the privilege of promoting being revoked and the post rejected.

!Mod Post: Christmas Well-Wishes


To all whom celebrate it, Merry Christmas and in general, Happy Holidays.

!Mod Post: New Affiliate

disney_pocs has a new affiliate: [community profile] thelaughingplace created by the moderators of the now closed down [ profile] wd_rewatch on If you've got an account, please feel free to join 'em.
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!Mod Post: Community Update - WHY THO? - disney_pocs existence within the Disney fandom ether

WHY DOES disney_pocs EXIST?

I came across this comment in the mini-promotion of the community @[ profile] d_princesses and while it's not an unwarranted question, it just feels odd to ask given I used less words to describe the why in the profile, but I'll humor the questioner since I feel like typing.

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DECEMBER 11TH, 2009 heralded the release of Disney's 49's animated feature, The Princess and Frog and introduced the world to Tiana of New Orleans. Here's to another anniversary and good memories from all your fans within the Disney Fandom.


!Mod Post: New Affiliate

FOR THE LONGEST TIME, I thought of going back to tumblr to create a counterpart blog for this community, but by complete chance I came across disneyofcolor, a blog dedicated to the POC characters featured in Walt Disney animated features (and other animated features). Naturally, I acted quickly and asked if they wanted to affiliate with the community and they said 'yes'. So, ladies and gentlemen, be sure to check out of disneyofcolor if you're looking for great .gif sets or graphics featuring your favorite heroes and heroines.

!Mod Post: New Affiliate

SENSATIONAL DISNEY.NET is now disney_pocs newest affiliate.

If you own a tumblr or are looking for a Disney blog with great graphics, check out their blog.

!Mod Post: Community Update

The Website Directory has been updated with articles and new [tumblr] sites.
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!Mod Post: Random post is random

Out of sheer boredom I decided to search for articles, essays or rants on the lack of depiction of POC in Once Upon a Time and Disney with the recent news of Mulan. Not a whole lot beyond one tumblr blogger showed up, a few tumblr tags for "disney rant" or "disney rage" and what not, but that's about it. I did happen to notice that this also showed up in the result though:

However, I don't know if this because of my own frequented search result past or because I just used really searchable keywords and employed them as a username for a community :D. Either way, I'm tickled pink.

I suppose I don't have to plug, but feministdisney and arsmarginal are two exceptional blogs you should at least take a gander at once if you want a dissection or examination of popular media.

!Mod Post: Co-Admin Application

[ profile] disney_pocs is looking for co-moderators. The only stipulations are that you have to be well versed in the realm of navigating livejournal functions, a disney fan (one who doesn't bash whatever they don't like) and well, generally being willing to be a fair and firm mod. If you're interested in a Co-Mod position, please use this template to apply. Comments are screened.

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!Mod Post: Got News?

While the almighty google provides a great plenty of information on just about anything and everything you can think of, I've recently learned obtaining information for a multipurpose community is just a little more difficult than searching or finding information for only subject.

Basically, the purpose of this thread is simple: If you happen to come across any news concerning major or obscure disney or even televison/movie news and etcetera featuring people of color characters in Disney, please leave a link here and it will be posted to the community. Comments are screened.

!Mod Post: Introduction Post - Friending Meme

Alright this has kinda become a template of mine for new communities, more or less born out of tagging one too many of the legendary "Intro Posts" of the olden days from other comms I adopted a co-mod position on. Basically the gist is this: "Instead of having a bunch of Introduction Posts Scattered around the community as it grows (no matter how helpful it is to the post count), I've decided to create one singular Thread that allows members of the com to read and get to each other (if they wish), maybe even make new friends with a common interest. Fill out the application below in the text-area box and post your intro into the comments section below. If you don't want to fill a certain part of the application below, simply remove it.

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!Mod Post: Directory for Disney Character Sites / Recommended Reading

THE FOLLOWING PAGE: is set up to become a directory for websites (official or unofficial) focusing primarily or featuring a heavy presence for characters of color. If you have a website you'd like to share or see here on the list, then please leave a link below and it will be added. Comments are screened.

Official Websites:

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Disney Princess Recovery Blog - reclaiming your daughter's imagination from the 'Disney Princess' mentality

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!Mod Post: Request a Tag

If you're looking for a specific tag for your post that's not listed at the community, request one here and it will be fulfilled. Use the form provided below to create the request and it the necessary tags will be made and a list created to avoid requests for duplicates.

Character's Name:
Character's Alias:
Alignment (Villain, Hero, Heroine, Parent, Other)

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!Mod Post: Page-a-Mod

THIS SPACE IS REVERSED for contacting the moderator(s). If you need to contact me/us for whatever reason, leave a comment here and I'll get back to you as soon as humanly possible.

This thread can be used for:
• Community questions
• And so forth and so on
• Comments are screened.

!Mod Post: Community Pimpage

Use this to promote the community wherever community promotion is allowed
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!Mod Post: Affiliate Us

If you wish to affiliate with [community profile] disney_pocs, please leave a message here and you'll be added to the upcoming links list in the profile page.