The world’s most famous doll just got a little more ambitious. Answering the increased push to interest girls in STEM-related fields, on Tuesday, Mattel introduced Robotics Engineer Barbie—complete with her own movable robot and laptop. As Lisa McKnight, general manager and senior vice president of the Barbie brand, to…
It all began so innocently—just like a child’s toy should. Just three Barbies (or two Barbies and their black friend?), preparing to watch a documentary about ... themselves.
The 2018 Tribeca Film Festival wrapped Sunday after a 12-day flurry of excitement, events, activism and, of course, brand-spanking-new entertainment to look forward to this year.
There are some new Barbie dolls out on the block, and they include some really special additions to the company’s Shero and Inspiring Women lines, which are based on inspirational contemporary women and inspirational historical figures, respectively.
Fun fact: I work alongside a supermodel, and can tell you firsthand to believe the hype. They really are that preternaturally beautiful, have clearly never experienced inner-thigh chafing and seemingly possess some sort of vampiric-level knowledge of how to eternally slay. And I can’t even be mad because they’re so…
When I was a kid, finding a movie character or doll that looked like me—or half of the people I knew—felt like taking a trek through the space-time continuum. Images and icons that looked like me either seemed to have existed in the ancient world or surely somewhere in the far-distant future.
Ibtihaj Muhammad at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics became the first American athlete to ever wear a hijab while competing. Muhammad secured a bronze medal fencing with Team USA at the 2016 Games.
Cotton candy hair color. A cute Afro. Skinny ties. And rompers. Those are just a few things that stand out in the newest additions to Mattel’s Fashionista Barbie line. Interestingly enough, all of these dolls look like people I saw during every meal I had in Los Angeles recently.
Gabby Douglas’ Barbie is officially available for purchase as part of Mattel’s Shero collection, which highlights women who break boundaries.
I was minding my own Black ass business this morning when my boy Berook dropped a bomb in my Gchat. As a part of the Variety Power of Women Luncheon, Mattel's Barbie will be presenting six dolls to commemorate six "Sheroes" who inspire women and girls "by breaking boundaries and expanding possibilities for women…