Maya Angelou Barbie Doll Revealed as One of Mattel’s ‘Inspiring Women’

Maya Angelou Doll Revealed as One of Barbie’s ‘Inspiring Women’ Dr. Maya Angelou, inarguably one of the most prolific writers and the source of inspiration for millions of black girls and women is being immortalized on a platform rarely afforded to Black women. Mattel has announced that a tribute to the literary icon is the …

Maya Angelou Barbie Doll Revealed as One of Mattel’s ‘Inspiring Women’

Maya Angelou Doll Revealed as One of Barbie’s ‘Inspiring Women’

Dr. Maya Angelou, inarguably one of the most prolific writers and the source of inspiration for millions of black girls and women is being immortalized on a platform rarely afforded to Black women. Mattel has announced that a tribute to the literary icon is the latest in its Barbie Doll Inspiring Women Series. The historic doll line which has been criticized in the past for the lack of black images is honoring Angelou and other present-day women of color role models who paved the way for generations of girls to dream bigger than ever before.

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