Black Doll collecting

Black Doll collecting — Malibu Christie

Some of My Favorite Vintage Black Barbies

Live-Action Christie, Talking Brad and Super Star Christie are among my favorite vintage Black Barbie family of dolls.

"Top Favorite Dolls" was the July photo-sharing theme in my Facebook doll group. On a daily basis most of us shared photos of our top favorite dolls and shared information about the dolls. One of my posts featured some of my top favorite vintage black Barbies. There are others that...

Her First Doll was Malibu Barbie

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Tags First lady Michelle Obama, Malibu Barbie, Malibu Christie, Phenomenal Woman

During her touching tribute to Dr. Maya Angelou on Saturday, June 7, 2014, as she reflected on the impact Dr. Angelou's poem, "Phenomenal Woman" had on her, First Lady Michelle Obama shared that her first doll was the blonde, blue-eyed Malibu Barbie.  As a little Black girl from the South Side of Chicago, Dr. Angelou's poem, allowed her to see herself "in a whole new light," said First Lady Obama.