blog advertising is good for you
Fuck yeah, feminists! - First there was the golliwog, then there was black...
fuckyeahfeminists

A place to celebrate anything anti-oppression, anti-kyriarchy, anti-hate and pro-equality.

Run by two feminists who try to link to and reblog anything that is relevant to feminists today (almost anything).



Pardon our dust

Please bear with us while we transition to a new theme! - Wagatwe

AD

Tag Cloud

First there was the golliwog, then there was black Barbie. Now the creators of a new talking doll say that after 140 years of racism and negative stereotyping, toys for black children have finally come of age with a doll that helps them to learn their roots.
"Rooti" dolls claim to be the first fashion dolls to speak languages from countries ranging from Ghana to Zimbabwe and are designed to help the western children of African parents to stay in touch with their African heritage.
"The idea of Rooti dolls is to create that early interest in our children in their own culture, an appreciation of where they come from, and to improve their self-esteem," said Chris Chidi Ngoforo, founder of UK-based Rooti Creations, which makes the dolls. “My three daughters love dolls that look and dress like them.
(via New black dolls aim to foster African knowledge and pride | World news | guardian.co.uk)
I wish I had a curly-haired doll like this as a little girl.

First there was the golliwog, then there was black Barbie. Now the creators of a new talking doll say that after 140 years of racism and negative stereotyping, toys for black children have finally come of age with a doll that helps them to learn their roots.

"Rooti" dolls claim to be the first fashion dolls to speak languages from countries ranging from Ghana to Zimbabwe and are designed to help the western children of African parents to stay in touch with their African heritage.

"The idea of Rooti dolls is to create that early interest in our children in their own culture, an appreciation of where they come from, and to improve their self-esteem," said Chris Chidi Ngoforo, founder of UK-based Rooti Creations, which makes the dolls. “My three daughters love dolls that look and dress like them.

(via New black dolls aim to foster African knowledge and pride | World news | guardian.co.uk)

I wish I had a curly-haired doll like this as a little girl.

Leave a comment View 157 Notes
  1. xmasandribena reblogged this from fuckyeahfeminists
  2. angeladellamuerta reblogged this from o3k64
  3. roberttwatson reblogged this from fuckyeahfeminists
  4. complete-idiots-guide-to-sass reblogged this from tightbuttholeprivilege
  5. tightbuttholeprivilege reblogged this from bodysexgender
  6. girlhate reblogged this from fuckyeahfeminists
  7. forever-seeking-wonderland reblogged this from fuckyeahfeminists
  8. caorann reblogged this from fuckyeahfeminists
  9. futuristicbowwow reblogged this from littlecatlady
  10. tenacious-dingo reblogged this from fuckyeahfeminists
  11. riding-with-the-wiind reblogged this from fuckyeahfeminists
  12. les-simper reblogged this from fuckyeahfeminists
  13. glazedviola reblogged this from fuckyeahfeminists
  14. carvedwithafeather reblogged this from fuckyeahfeminists
  15. crimsonqueen8 reblogged this from fuckyeahfeminists and added:
    that is pretty damn cool
  16. missalexus reblogged this from fuckyeahfeminists
  17. napsterbate reblogged this from forgetpolitics
  18. o3k64 reblogged this from fuckyeahfeminists
  19. vafrous-vee reblogged this from pinkgloomyspriteevermore
  20. tesselation-tea reblogged this from littlecatlady
blog comments powered by Disqus
fly to Top
Athenability
Design by Athenability
Powered by Tumblr