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Black Doll History: Mark Ruffin

Black Dolls Matter® founder Mark Ruffin has made a significant impact in the toy and entertainment…

Help Launch West Philly’s First Container Toy Store

“I am no longer accepting the things I cannot change. I am changing the things I…

Black Doll History: Marcus Mosiah Garvey

Marcus Mosiah Garvey: A Champion of Black Empowerment Born on August 17, 1887, Marcus Mosiah Garvey…

Black Doll History: Ida Roberta Bell

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

Black Doll History: Richard Henry Boyd

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