Celebrate Juneteenth With Black Barbie Documentary Creators—WATCH!

By   |   June 19, 2024   |   Entertainment
Black Barbie Clip

To commemorate Juneteenth, Netflix has premiered Black Barbie, which celebrates the momentous impact three Black women at Mattel had on the evolution of the Barbie brand as we know it. This collection of insiders’ stories tells the story of how the first Black Barbie came to be in 1980, the first representation of a Black woman since the brand launched in 1959.

Contributor Tatiana Henderson sat down with film director/producer Lagueria Davis and producer Aaliyah Williams to learn how they brought these amazing tales together. They unveil how Black women are reflected in the iconic 11 1/2-inch doll and how her presence has changed lives for good. WATCH!

Black Barbie is now playing on Netflix.

photo credit: Netflix

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