Halle Bailey's casting as Ariel prompts conversation about race

One of the stars of singing duo Chloe x Halle will be Disney's newest princess in the live-action "Little Mermaid," but the choice has sparked backlash due to the color of her skin.
7:03 | 07/09/19

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