Last week, we reported on Harlem mother Karen Braithwaite’s request for Mattel to produce more black Barbie supplies so that her daughter, Georgia, could celebrate her fifth birthday.
Ms. Braithwaite organized a petition, spoke to several news outlets and delivered one hell of a PR storm to Mattel’s front door.
She now claims Read More
Georgia Braithwaite wanted to have a black Barbie-themed party for her fifth birthday. A pretty reasonable request if you ask us, considering the real-life Barbie Dream Houses that some of her fellow toddlers have been receiving lately.
But when her mother Karen Braithwaite went hunting for party supplies, she came up empty-handed. Although Read More
Wow, who knew that Mattel had so much sway over the way young girl’s think? Well, besides the fact that its best-selling Barbie doll sets young girls up for a lifetime of unrealistic beauty standards and causing bulimia, anorexia, and terrible peroxide treatments?
No, the real concern is that the latest Barbie is a “tokidoki doll”- created by Simone Legno, the man also behind a similarly-named Italian/Japanese fashion line – and that she is about to convince your kids that tattoos and trashy, vaguely-racist lifestyles are cool! Time for CBS to take this monstrosity to the streets to warn the parents!”