Jun 24 2020

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In September 2009, Mattel released the range So In Style (S.I.S), which was intended for create a more realistic representation of black people than previous dolls. In July 1992 Mattel released Teen Talk Barbie, who said a series of phrases as we will have enough clothing ever?,!I love to go shopping!, and want to have a pizza party? Each doll was programmed to say four phrases of the possible 270, so two dolls could never be equal. One of these 270 phrases was the class of mathematics is difficult! (Often incorrectly cited as the mathematics they are hard). Although only 1.5% of all the dolls sold said the phrase, led the criticism of the American Association of University women. In October 1992 Mattel announced that Teen Talk Barbie wouldn’t say the phrase, and offered a swap to anyone who had a doll as well. In 1997 Mattel joined forces with Nabisco to launch a cross-promotion of Barbie with the famous Oreo cookies. Oreo Fun Barbie has been marketed as someone with whom the girls could play after class and share favorite biscuit of America. As it had become the custom, Mattel produced both a white and a black version.

Critics argued that in the African American community Oreo is a derogatory term that means that the person is black on the outside and white on the inside, like chocolate itself biscuit sandwich. The doll was unsuccessful and Mattel withdrew from the market the stock without selling, so it is very sought after by collectors. In May 1997 Mattel introduced share a smile Becky, a doll in a pink wheelchair. Kjersti Johnson, a high school student of 17 years of age, in Tacoma, Washington, with cerebral palsy, pointed out that the doll would not fit in the elevator of Barbie Dream House $100. Mattel announced that it would redesign the House in the future to accommodate the wrist.

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