The Roar Meter is a weekly story in numbers.
- First Disney Princess: Snow White, 1939
- Most recent Disney Princess: Moana, 2016
- Number of white Princesses: 9
- Snow White, Cinderella, Aurora, Ariel, Belle, Rapunzel, Merida, Anna, Elsa
- Number of WOC Princesses: 5
- Jasmine, Pocahontas, Mulan, Tiana, Moana
- Select Non-Princess Female Characters by ethnicity:
- White: Alice, Jane (Tarzan), Megara (Hercules),
- Non-White: Esmerelda*, Tiger Lily*, Nani (Lilo & Stitch)
- *voiced by white women
- Only human main characters in animated feature films are counted for the purposes of this column.
- The unnamed girl Mowgli ogles in The Jungle Book is not included, as she has no dialogue or character.
- Wikipedia does not list Moana, Anna, or Elsa as official Disney Princesses.
Annika Barranti Klein is a writer, knitter, women’s banked track roller derby referee, and radical homeschooling mother. Her work has appeared at The Toast, The Establishment, and on Book Riot. She is a cis, white, bi-furious intersectional feminist.