But I’m pretty sure that there are tons of little girls who personally do appreciate seeing people of color inhabit what have typically been white spaces of playtime surrounding dolls, fashion, and beauty. And for that, I’ve got to give MGA and its male CEO mad props.
…’t care what skin color their L.O.L. dolls have. Each one has its own unique style and personality. My daughter doesn’t seek out the white dolls over the others at all. She seeks out the lil' sister that has a pacifier, or the big sister with pink hair.
…sionate, and open-minded person sometimes feels like an unnecessarily uphill job in the bible belt. I recognize that we carry a great deal of privilege as white women in America, and I don’t want her to walk through life blissfully unaware of that reality.