Mattel Refuses Harlem Mother’s Request For Black Barbie Party Supplies

Mattel has responded to Karen Braithwaite, a mother from Harlem who started the online petition urging the toy manufacturer to create a line of Black Barbie party suppliers line. They have turned down her appeal, saying it would not be a profitable move for them due...

Say What?: “Django Unchained” Slave Action Figures for Sale

Though “Django Unchained” is doing extraordinary well at the box office, not everyone took kindly to Director Quentin Tarantino’s decision to turn slavery into a Western film. Many thought the movie’s witty dialogue, comic relief by way of chatty Ku Klux Klan members and sensationalist...

Breast Milk Baby: Innovative or Inappropriate?

Thanks to innovation in doll making, we have dolls that can cry, crawl, coo and even breastfeed. A new doll on the U.S. market called “Breast Milk Baby” makes suckling sounds that are prompted by sensors sewn into a halter top at the nipples of...