Mattel Honors Dr. Maya Angelou With a Barbie Doll

Mattel Honors Dr. Maya Angelou With a Barbie Doll

Mattel Inc. launched its Inspiring Women Series and honored the late Dr. Maya Angelou with her own barbie doll. Visit for more information The doll is rocking a multi-colored printed, floor-length dress with a matching hair tie while holding her critically-acclaimed autobiography I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings. “The Maya Angelou Barbie doll is […]

Barbie Debuts Mattel’s First Hijab Wearing Doll


The latest edition to Barbie’s ‘Sheroes’ collection, which honors women who “inspire girls by breaking boundaries and expanding possibilities for women everywhere,” Barbie celebrates gold medal olympic fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad, with its first ever hijab wearing doll. Sporting two versatile outfits, a fencing uniform and a white flowered dress like Muhammad, the beautiful Barbie doll […]

Mattel Makes New “Shero” Barbie After Gabby Douglas

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The 2016 Olympics are right around the corner and Team USA has named their lineup to compete as the U.S. Olympic Women’s Gymnastic team. Amongst the four competitors are three time all around world champion Simone Biles, as well as Aly Raisman and Gabby Douglas who are the first Team USA gymnasts to make consecutive […]

Popular Nigerian Doll Collection ‘Queens Of Africa’ Is Coming To America


“Queens Of Africa,” a well-known, Nigerian-made doll collection, is making its debut in the United States just in time for the summer. Visit for more information The collection was created in 2007 by Taofick Okoya, a Nigerian entrepreneur seeking to celebrate African and Black beauty with the motto, “Empowering the African girl child.” The collection […]

Ava DuVernay Barbie Doll Sells Out In One Day, All Proceeds To Charity

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As announced by the legendary Barbie company itself, the Ava DuVernay Barbie doll sold out Monday [December 7] after being available for one day, even after making more quantities available in response to high demand. Visit for more information The collaboration with Mattel Toys and the Selma director is part of a “Sheroes” series, created […]