This Black Barbie Doll Has Cornrows And People Have Mixed Feelings

This Black Barbie Doll Has Cornrows And People Have Mixed Feelings
Tuáthla Lucey
Tuáthla Lucey

2 May 2018

For a while now, toy manufacturer Mattel has been putting forth efforts to make Barbie dolls more inclusive. So far, she’s proven to be more than just a pretty face as she joined the workforce as a doctor and an astronaut, and she even became available in more than one body type to try to show little girls that beauty comes in all shapes and sizes!

This time people have some very mixed feelings about the new coloured doll. 

 

Movie night with my girls to watch the @Hulu premiere of the new @Barbie documentary, Tiny Shoulders: Rethinking Barbie! Check it out now at the link in my bio! đź’– #barbie #barbiestyle

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The latest addition to the Barbie Family is a doll of colour with cornrows and blonde hair. Many people who caught a glimpse of the photo were not impressed.