Why Do You Have Black Dolls?

Filmed in 2012, the award-winning short documentary Why Do You Have Black Dolls? by Samantha Knowles explores why children and adults desire Black dolls. Doll artists, collectors, a museum curator, and other Black-doll enthusiasts were interviewed for this project. Read more about the young filmmaker, Samantha Knowles here. _________ Your comments are valued. Donations aid theContinue reading “Why Do You Have Black Dolls?”

We Love

Name: We Love Made by and When: Tanya Montegut (Dolls by MonTQ), 2009 Material: Doe suede cloth Marks: Unmarked Height: 18 and 17 inches in the seated position Hair/Face: Synthetic locs and loosely textured hairstyles/no facial features Clothes: Mudcloth-type-fabric dashiki, black pants, black leather sandals, gold bracelet, black leather amulet (male); mudcloth-type fabric dress, goldContinue reading “We Love”