Despite being born into slavery in 1862, Ida B. Wells became a pioneering journalist and outspoken activist for civil rights and women’s suffrage. She co-owned and edited a Memphis newspaper where she courageously wrote about inequality affecting African-Americans. In addition, Wells (later known as Wells-Barnett) co-founded the National Association of Colored Women’s Clubs and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Sculpted to her likeness and wearing a traditional blue dress with lace details, this collectible Barbie doll honors Ida B. Wells’ courageous activism and remarkable accomplishments. Doll stand and Certificate of Authenticity included. Doll cannot stand alone. Colors and decorations may vary.
Barbie recognizes all female role models, and the Inspiring Women Series pays tribute to incredible heroines of their time – courageous women who took risks, changed rules, and paved the way for generations of girls to dream bigger than ever before. Each doll in the series features authentic clothing and accessories unique to each inspiring woman, plus educational information about their contributions to society and their respective fields.
This doll is apart of the Black Label Collection. This collection includes some of Barbie Signature’s most sensational dolls designed for the adult collector like the Inspiring Women series, Day of the Dead, and more! Black Label dolls do not have a set edition size.
Ages 6 and up.
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Barbie Inspiring Women Series Doll – Ida B. Wells