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Black Dolls

Move Over, Barbie: In Nigeria, Kids Embrace Dolls That Represent Them

HuffPost Brazil | Gabriela Bazzo | Posted 02.09.2015 | Black Voices

Barbies or Queens of Africa? In Nigeria, toy giant Mattel has been outsold by a brilliant idea. It all began in 2007, when entrepreneur Taofick Oko...

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...

It's About Time!

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 10.09.2013 | Black Voices

If you've ever tried to find a black doll at your local toy store, you may have noticed they usually come with tamed, straightened hairstyles. But on...

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

WATCH: 'Why Do You Have Black Dolls?'

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 10.19.2012 | Black Voices

"Why Do You Have Black Dolls?" is the title and question being tackled in a new short documentary film by director Samantha Knowles. The film's ti...