No white Barbies for this one.

Samantha Williams,
Pensacola, FL.

My father is black and my mother is Filippino. I was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada where the majority of my mother’s family lives, I was not as well acquainted with my father’s side of the family. My father stated that they weren’t going to make the same “mistakes” with “this one” to my mother when my little sister was born, and that she would only have black barbies. My sister and I are 15 years apart in age, I spent most of my childhood in a small town in southeast Georgia — all of my friends were white.


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