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Barbie Made An Ava DuVernay Doll. It's Not For Sale, But It Should Be.

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 04.24.2015 | Black Voices

Barbie just got a whole lot more badass. Mattel announced Friday that the company is honoring six female "Sheroes" with one-of-a-kind dolls create...

Black Barbies Don't Always Cost The Same As White Barbies

CNBC | Katie Little | Posted 12.11.2014 | Business

This story was originally published on CNBC. Why are black Barbies priced differently than white Barbies? It's a tough question and one that...

Organization Gives Amazing Gift To The Needy For Holiday Season

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 12.10.2013 | Black Voices

The lovely ladies over at Curly Girl Collective -- our favorite organization celebrating all things natural hair -- are spreading some serious holiday...

Moms Demand Black Barbies | Posted 06.01.2013 | Black Voices

HARLEM -- All Georgia Braithwaite wanted for her fifth birthday was a black Barbie-themed party. "They look like princesses and fairies," Georgia s...

How My Dolls Helped Me Understand Segregation

Diedre A. Ware | Posted 04.25.2013 | Fifty
Diedre A. Ware

Regardless of color, I was raised to respect myself, and others. I lived through the era of segregation, but as a child, I never thought my white dolls would play such an integral role in my beginning to understand the complexities of segregation

Barbie Gets An Afro For The Holidays

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 12.16.2011 | Black Voices

In a unique celebration of heritage and um, hair, about 40 African-American Barbie dolls are being transformed into curly-top beauties this holiday se...

Black Barbie Sold Cheaper Than White Barbie At Walmart

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Walmart is raising eyebrows after cutting the price of a black Barbie doll to nearly half of that of the doll's white counterpart at one store and pos...