Author: bdmad

Pre Order Update: Inspiring Women Madam C.J. Walker Barbie Doll

Thank you for your preorder. We await notification that Mattel has released the Inspiring Women Madam…

Marcus Mosiah Garvey

Marcus Mosiah Garvey was born on  August 17, 1887. He was dedicated to improving living conditions…

Lenon “Aunt Len” Holder Hoyte

Aunt Len was Lenon Holder Hoyte, a retired public school art teacher who amassed one of…

Ida Roberta Bell

Ida Roberta Bell (1904-1992) was an educator and doll artist, well known for her hand-sculpted dolls…

The First Black Doll Company

The first black-owned doll company was founded in 1911 by a formerly enslaved man named Richard…

Ida B. Wells Barbie Inspiring Women Doll

The Barbie Inspiring Women Series pays tribute to incredible heroines of their time; courageous women who…

Brown Like Me

As far back as I can remember dolls have been a part of my life. Pictured,…

Making Progress

When I decided to embark on the Black Dolls Matter social media campaign just about seven…