“Barbie is Getting a Whole New Look” by HuffPost Black Voices

0 Posted by - August 11, 2017 - BLACK CHILDREN, LATEST POSTS

Now with seven skin types, four body types, and a variety of hair and eye colors, Mattel has transformed the look of its infamous Barbie doll. While many see this as a step in the right direction in terms of diversity, others think it’s too little, too late.

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What do you think of the new Barbie line? Would you buy one for the children in your life?

Watch the video on HuffPo Black Voices – Barbie is getting a whole new look

3 Comments

  • Jo August 11, 2017 - 9:52 am Reply

    I think it’s a start. Everything has to start somewhere! It’s never to late!

  • Mattie Hopkins August 11, 2017 - 3:45 pm Reply

    Why should we it took too long for them to decide. There are black doll makers I would support because they were there when there was no other.

  • Cynthia August 12, 2017 - 8:22 pm Reply

    Better Late than Never! This change is greatly needed on every level of the toy industry. I wish the change had come during my childhood, but congratulations to the current and future generation of children. Happy to see the dolls represent beauty as realistic as life.

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