Name: Rosa Parks Barbie
Made by and When: Mattel, 2019
Material: Articulated vinyl
Height: 11-1/2 inches
Hair/Eyes/Mouth: Black rooted hair styled in a low ponytail with ends tucked under/painted brown eyes/smiling mouth with painted teeth area
Clothes: Black pillbox hat has a faux white flower on the right front; a tan and white floral-print sleeveless dress, gray wool-like coat, white gloves, dark gray mock-laced oxfords, and a black clutch.
Other: Portrait doll of Rosa Parks, designed by Kelley Lindberg,from the Inspiring Women Series commemorates Parks’ civil rights activism, specifically her refusal to give up her seat to a white man on December 1, 1955, on a Montgomery, Alabama bus. She was arrested on December 5, 1955. Her arrest led to the Montgomery Bus Boycott that lasted over a year until the Supreme Court ruled on December 20, 1956, that segregated buses were illegal. Includes a doll stand.
“During the Montgomery bus boycott, we came together and remained unified for 381 days. It has never been done again. The Montgomery boycott became the model for human rights throughout the world.”https://www.biography.com/news/rosa-parks-quotes