Rooti Dolls Aim To Foster African Pride, End Up a Hit/Miss

Since the '80s and early-'90s days of Christie, Barbie's black friend, Mattel has tried to repair the damage done to young African-American girls' self-image with 2009's So In Style line of African-American Barbies with "fuller noses" and "fuller lips" rather than simply choosing a brown shade of plastic and using the same … » 10/06/12 2:30pm 10/06/12 2:30pm