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Mattel Releases 40th Anniversary Black Barbie Doll

Mattel is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the original Black Barbie. Fun fact, the black doll wasn’t actually called Barbie until the 1980s even though the company began creating the dolls in 1960. The 40th anniversary Barbie is wearing a red dress and rocking a ponytail, and gold hoop earrings while carrying a gold clutch…. Read more »

Barbie Debuts Rosa Parks Doll

Barbie Debuts Rosa Parks Doll Mattel continues its Inspiring Women Series with the debut of civil rights activist Rosa Parks. The doll is included with a brief story of Parks’ life, including her decision to not give up her bus seat to a white passenger in 1955. In a statement, Mattel said that each woman… Read more »