Black Dolls

Rodney Allen Rippy

Rodney is a child actor who appeared in TV commercials for the fast-food chain Jack in the Box in the early 1970s, as well as in numerous

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Black Dinah-Mite

   DINAH-MITE! Often neglected by collectors, Dinah-Mite was Mego’s answer to Barbie as AJ was to GI Joe. Her advertising featured her as an incredibly

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The New Look of Black Barbie

The new line of darker-skinned Barbie BFFs may be a vast improvement over Mattel’s notorious “Colored Francie” of the 1960’s or the inexplicable “Oreo Fun

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Operation Bootstrap

Shindana Toys, a division of Operation Bootstrap, Inc., was a South Central Los Angeles, California cooperative toy company formed in 1968, one of many Operation

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Black Like Me

This is one of the most important and significant times in Black History. To celebrate the election of a Black man as the 44th President

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