Johnson’s doll is just one of many in a limited series honoring badass revolutionary women.   In anticipation of International Women’s Day, Mattel announced their latest Inspiring Women Series. It features Frida Kahlo, Amelia Earhart and the woman whose story inspired the motion picture Hidden Figures, Katherine Johnson. Each doll in the new series comes with additional educational information about the […]


Mattel recently released a Game Developer Barbie in efforts to break gender stereotypes in the STEM industry; but one thing the toy company failed to do was feature the doll in different ethnicities. The only available option was a White doll with red hair. After noticing this while picking up a doll for his wife who is a Black game developer, Marcus Montgomery was prompted to come up with a solution of his own.

Mattel recently announced that their limited-edition Barbie doll, made in the likeness of director Ava DuVernay, would be mass produced and made available to the public. The dolls went on sale earlier this morning, and they’ve already sold out. In fact, it only took a matter of 20 minutes for the Barbies to sell out […]

Barbie has been around for quite some time now, so it’s only right that she begin to evolve a little, but by no means did we expect her to change into a drag queen!  Mattel has announced plans to produce their first ever Drag Queen Barbie in collaboration with the New York City-based design duo […]

Mattel has immortalized Janet Jackson for a good cause with a new Barbie doll. The toy manufacturer has put a one-of-kind Divinely Janet doll up for bid Proceeds from the auction will be donated to Project Angel Food, which delivers meals to Los Angeles-area families affected by terminal illnesses. Janet’s Barbie was inspired by […]