African Barbie dolls

Frustrated by an inability to find a doll that highlighted her three daughters’ beautiful African-American features, Angelica Sweeting created one of her own. Sweeting, 27, of Miami, Florida, created the Angelica Doll after realizing that her oldest daughter Sophia was unhappy with her kinks and curls because of the straight-haired White dolls she played with […]

Last January, Taofick Okoya told Reuters that while looking to buy a Black doll for his niece, he was dismayed that he could not find any — even in Nigeria, which boasts more Black children than anywhere else in the world, he said. SEE ALSO: Study: 6 Million White Americans Have Some African Ancestry More Sponsors […]