'Little Mermaid' is making waves

Parents of young Black girls are posting videos online of their children's reactions to Halle Bailey's portrayal of Ariel in the live-action version of Disney's The Little Mermaid.

In a video posted by TikTok user Adelia Chaiyakul, a girl says, "I wanna watch it!".

After the teaser trailer was released on Friday, similar videos were shared on social media, with hashtags including #representationmatters and #Blackgirlmagic. Views of the trailer have surpassed 12 million.