Black Children : New black Barbie doll wears natural hair, uses a wheelchair: 'Representation like this is so important'

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New black Barbie doll wears natural hair, uses a wheelchair: 'Representation like this is so important'


On Feb. 11, Mattel announced a new member of Barbie’s “Barbie Fashionista” line — a doll in a wheelchair. A representative from Mattel tells Yahoo Lifestyle that a doll with a wheelchair accessory is one of the most requested items from Barbie fans, and within this line, there are now two options to choose from...

Mahira Dayal
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Barbie's new collection includes a black doll in a wheelchair, wearing natural hair (Credit: Twitter)

Barbie's new collection includes a black doll in a wheelchair, wearing natural hair. (Photo credit: Twitter)
 
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