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‘Rise Up, Sing Out’ Disney Shorts Now On Disney+ (US)

Today, Disney+ has added the animated short series “Rise Up, Sing Out” the Disney+ library in the United States.   The series presents important concepts around race, racism and social justice for the youngest viewers,

“Rise Up, Sing Out” is a series of animated, music-based shorts geared towards kids, parents and caregivers, designed to be inspiring, empowering and optimistic about race, culture, community and celebrating differences.

The shorts feature music by Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson and Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter of the GRAMMY Award®-winning musical group The Roots, who are executive producing through their Two One Five Entertainment production company alongside Latoya Raveneau (Disney+’s highly anticipated “The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder”), who also serves as executive producer. The Conscious Kid, an organization dedicated to equity and promoting healthy racial identity development in youth, is consulting on the series and will develop a viewing companion guide for parents. “Rise Up, Sing Out” is produced in collaboration with Academy Award-winning animation studio Lion Forge Animation (“Hair Love”) for Disney Junior.

 

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