These Mattel Barbie Styling Heads are Selling Like Hot Cakes & There's Only 1 Place to Get Them

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By Sonya Eskridge 

Barbie is teaching young girls about the joy of playing with natural curls with a new deluxe styling head and it’s about time!

Black moms on Instagram were stunned to find out that Mattel has produced a Deluxe Barbie Styling Head with naturally textured hair. CocoaMochaKids found the doll perched on a shelf in the Barbie aisle at a New Jersey Wal-Mart earlier this month, and they couldn’t resist sharing it with their followers.

Women's History Month: 3 Sisters Created the Largest Black Doll Museum in the World

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By Winnie Gaturu

What would you do if you had a collection of more than 5,000 dolls? Open a museum, maybe? Well, that's exactly what sisters Felicia Walker, Celeste Cotton and Debra Britt did with the black dolls they’d been collecting for more than 50 years. They would carry the dolls and take them to different venues to educate people about black history and culture, but eventually grew tired of packing and unpacking their huge collection, plus, they were running out of space so they decided to get them a proper home. This wasn't easy. It took 5 years to find a good location, a 3,500 square feet property in Mansfield, Massachusetts. And that's how the National Black Doll Museum, the largest in the world, came to be. 

A Jamaican Patois Speaking Doll? Yah Man!

By Emily Cotton

This story is near and dear to my heart because when I was growing up there was no such thing as a Jamaican doll that spoke Patois. I am a proud Jamaican, born and raised and when I saw this doll I knew without a doubt I had to track down the story.

Let’s talk about this Winnie Harlow inspired vitiligo doll!

By Winnie G.

Everyone has their way of contributing some good to the world. @kayke_k, a doll artisan, does this by painting eye-catching dolls that reflect the diversity we have. You can check our her work and see how amazing it is. Well, one of her creations has completely taken the internet by storm. She’s created a vitiligo Barbie like doll. You’ve probably seen it doing the rounds on the internet especially on Instagram and if you haven’t, now you know! The doll bears a striking resemblance to Winnie Harlow.


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