Black Doll collecting

Black Doll collecting — multicultural dolls

Curly Girls United the Chosen One

It was a difficult decision to chose which Curly Girls United doll would increase the doll population here by one.

Curly Girls United Dolls, Kayla, a honey blonde, and a brunette

My choice focused between Kayla, the doll with the deepest complexion and the honey blonde (the center doll shown above). I studied this image for several days and ultimately decided on the honey blonde because of her...

Guest Post From the Creator of Curly Girls United

Curly Girls United dolls

Having my professional background as first a critical care nurse and now a nurse anesthetist, I never imagined I would start my own doll company! But life has many surprises for us as time goes on.


I grew up with girls and women who had beautiful hair textures and gorgeous skin tones, but our dolls all looked the same—generic in a way that didn’t reflect the beauty in our...

And Then There were Six in the Mix

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Tags biracial dolls, Mixis Emerald, Mixis Houda, Mixis Opal, Mixis Rosa, multicultural dolls


The above dolls represent my formerly incomplete Mixis doll family.  They are from L-R:  Emerald Okada, three versions of Opal Nkrumah, and Rosa Dominguez Katz. 

Mixis dolls are unique, 12-inch dolls representing a racial mixture of two or more ethnicities. No other doll company has created dolls devoted to people of mixed racial heritage, which is one of the reasons I wanted to own at least one...

Dr. Lisa Williams Shows Girls They Are 'Positively Perfect' With Doll Line

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Tags multicultural dolls, Positively Perfect Dolls, World of EPI

Zair from the 18-inch Diva collection (Photo from PositivelyPerfectDolls.com)

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Dr. Lisa Williams Shows Girls They Are 'Positively Perfect' With Doll Line

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White Mother Buys Black Dolls for Latina Daughter

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Tags black brown doll need, multicultural dolls, Princess Tiana

Princess Tiana by Robert Tonner

Princess Tiana (although not this exact one) is discussed in the article, "I’m White, My Daughter is Latina, and I Buy Black Dolls."  Last night I stumbled upon this April 11, 2011, article published by New Latina while searching for something else and thought I'd share the link here.


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