A tribute doll to Claudette Colvin who at age 15 was arrested for not giving her bus seat to a white woman in Birmingham, AL. #Jimcrowera, #segregatedsouth #civilrights #blackhistory
A tribute doll to the fifth little girl, a survivor of the 16th Baptist Church bombing in Birmingham, Alabama. #blackhistory #blackdollhistory #ooakblackdoll
Destiny was inspired by Ruby Nell Bridges, who at age six in 1960 became the first Black child to enroll in William Franz Elementary School in New Orleans.
Name: Emmet Made by and When: Starkey’s Daughter Cloth Dolls, 2018 Material: Wool-blend (face, arms, and legs); cotton-blend (head and torso); all stuffed with polyfil Marks: Signed and dated by the artist Height: 20 inches (without the hat) 22 inches (with the hat) Hair/Eyes/Mouth: Dark brown fleece hair/painted facial features with light brown eyes, smilingContinue reading “Emmet”