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Barbie has always been an iconic staple in the toy world. For decades, the doll has constantly evolved and that trend continues with Barbie standing up for women’s’ rights! Toy makers of the popular doll, Mattel, are now honoring civil rights activist Rosa Parks with her very own Barbie doll for Women’s Equality Day! 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.

The iconic doll will now be available in "petite," "tall," and "curvy."

The doll, which was priced at $65, sold out within an hour.

You're never too old to put this on your Christmas list.

So excited to honor @Zendaya with a one-of-a-kind doll as she encourages girls to Raise Their Voices and to #BeSuper! pic.twitter.com/GEtTR9bayC — Barbie (@Barbie) September…

Ava DuVernay, director of the seminal film, “Selma” (which will be distributed to every single high school in the country) and the first African American…