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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

www.dnainfo.com | 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...

Black Barbies Denounced For Straight Hair

AP | MEGAN K. SCOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

NEW YORK — Mattel has launched a new line of black Barbie dolls with fuller lips, a wider nose and more pronounced cheek bones – a far cry...