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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

Natural Hair Remedies For Your Barbie

COLORLINES | Posted 10.09.2011 | Black Voices

It's no secret that in communities of color, the politics of playing with dolls has a long, sordid history. In the late 1930's, African American resea...

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...