SOLANGE - LOSING YOU (par solangeknowlesmusic)
Black Is Beautiful: Why Black Dolls Matter: ”What the Brooklyn filmmaker didn’t know was that her mother felt so strongly that her daughters, Samantha and Jillian, have dolls of their own race, that she would stand in line at stores or make special orders to make sure they got one of the few black versions. “My parents made sure to get us a lot of black dolls in a wide variety of hues and shapes,” Samantha Knowles says. “We didn’t have exclusively black dolls, but we had mostly black dolls. After I started working on the film, I had a lot of conversations with my mom, and she would say, ‘Oh, you don’t know what I had to go through to get some of those dolls!’” Read the rest of the article here.
She’s a redressed 101 Dalmatian Barbie!
Model : Adrasteia - Color Infusion Style lab subject B
now that I have her on layaway, looking at the “review” pics is exciting in a different way.
I’ll do her faceup myself, and at least two different curly wigs (and dark brown eyes, of course)…. for a start.
Black is beautiful doll :) why couldn’t they have dolls like this when I grew up -_- even now the attempt at black beauty by corporations is embarrassing, outlandish,and plain Insensitive to young growing black girls who have no positive influences