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The History of Black Dolls

Season 2023 Episode 12

About the Episode

Black dolls have been around since the 1800’s illustrating moments in history that reflect the social and political dynamics in society. However, finding a Black doll with same the skin tone, features and hair texture wasn’t always easy. The panel examines the larger themes of race, beauty, gender, childhood development and the importance of Black identity.

Aired: 02/08/24 | Expires: | Runtime: 26m 46s
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