Disney selects diverse locations and attempts to represent diverse peoples in its various animated movies.
|The Movie||The Setting||Main Characters|
|The Emperor's New Groove||Central America||Native Meso-Americans|
|Tarzan||Africa||Europeans and animals|
|The Hunchback of Notre Dame||France||Gypsies and Frenchmen|
|Pocahontas||North America||Native Americans and Europeans|
|The Lion King||Africa||Animals|
|Aladdin||The Middle East||Arabs|
|Beauty and the Beast||France||French|
|The Jungle Book||India||Indians and animals|
The rest of Disney's animated feature films like Snow White, Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty and The Little Mermaid are not listed. They all take place in unspecified European settings.
At this point in time, Disney has been to Africa twice and we are yet to see any major characters who are black Africans.