Black dolls with curly to kinky natural hair were virtually non-existent when I was growing up.
These days, they are still a challenge to find, but I’ve done some of the homework for you with this post. Here are four places you can purchase a natural hair doll for your niece, daughter, yourself, or another special girl in your life.
Lee’s Article Highlights: It’s extremely important for young black girls to see reflective images of themselves when they are happy and enjoying themselves in free-time activities.
It should be normal to see beautiful representations of black faces and black hair in order to know that it’s not only normal, but good, just like everything else that is promoted.
As imperfect humans, we place more value on what have been pushed upon us. I’d rather black parents place beautiful reflections of little black girls in front of their daughters than to promote the status quo standards that have beaten down the very psyche of so many women walking the streets today. Here are your 4 companies to buy black dolls from.