Why I Think Black Dolls Are Important & We Need More Of Them

Hannah is doll crazy. She wanted one for her birthday but I had to search high and low for a doll that I wanted her to have. I wanted a doll that reflected her. That looked a little like her. 

Hannah Doll

And here’s why that was so important to me. The video will explain itself. There are loads of these experiments, this is not a once off. I’ll just leave it right here for you:

No. Just no. I won’t have my children growing up believing this. 

February 24, 2016
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11 Comments

  • Reply Cassey Toi

    I’m like that about books for Keiden. It is so important to see people who look like you in what you interact with.

    February 24, 2016 at 2:29 pm
    • Reply Sharon

      I sobbed when I watched that video. How we are failing as a society.

      February 24, 2016 at 2:31 pm
  • Reply Karen

    I thought this was nice.
    http://www.takealot.com/baby-born-interactive-ethnic/PLID32799973
    They are just out of stock at takealot. But I am sure you can get it in another toy shop.
    Maybe Xmas or next birthday? 🙂

    February 24, 2016 at 2:34 pm
  • Reply Pandora

    That’s just so sad.

    February 24, 2016 at 6:32 pm
  • Reply Charlotte aka The Stiletto Mum

    crying big fat ugly tears…

    March 2, 2016 at 1:27 pm
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