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10 Black Dolls From Around the World That Promote Self-Love in Black Girls

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Unity Dolls — Nigeria

Unity Dolls are 14-inch child developmental dolls that serve the pivotal purpose of “[meeting] the demand of parents for dolls that reflect the social and cultural surroundings of children in Nigeria.”

 

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The Angelica Doll — United States

For Angelica Sweeting, creating this doll was her way of helping her daughter, Sophia, to accept her Black skin, hair and features. She began to develop the doll after her daughter admitted that she wanted to look like Barbie and have long, blond hair. The final product is a beautiful doll that stands at 18 inches tall and has kinky hair that can be washed and styled.

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