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  1. Black Friday 2017: Your Ultimate Holiday Shopping GuideRead the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | WNEP-TV Moosic

    ... : Grab a 55-inch Samsung 4K Smart TV for $500 (save $200) or luxurious 1,000 thread count sheets for $20 (save 30). Barbie dolls will go on sale for $2 (save $5 to $8), and some small kitchen appliances will be 50% off. See the full ad here . Online ...


  2. Hijab Barbie And Social CoercionRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Jewish World Review

    Her height, weight, bust size and hips were so "anatomically impossible," a 2013 New York Daily News article said , a real-life Barbie "would be reduced to walking on all fours and incapable of lifting anything." Psychological studies show the doll's image can create real harm in young girls, leading in some cases to eating disorders.


  3. Editorial: Hijab Barbie is another face of AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago |

    The doll is based on New Jersey fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad, who became the first U.S. Olympian to compete while wearing the hijab. U.S. Olympic fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad was the inspiration for the first hijab-wearing Barbie doll.


  4. Promoting lack of freedomRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Herald Star Online

    That's the question every parent, especially mothers, should be asking now that Mattel has rolled out a new Barbie for little girls to look up to - one wearing a hijab, the headscarf worn by millions of oppressed Muslim women worldwide.


  5. Hijab-Wearing Barbie Designed After OlympianRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Drudge Retort

    Barbie's breaking barriers! Ibtihaj Muhammad was the first-ever U.S. Olympic athlete to compete wearing a hijab at the 2016 Rio Olympic games. And now she has her very own Barbie -- the first to ever wear a hijab in the brand's 58-year history.


  6. A Dialogue with JC: Baby Doll Sunny can't wait to be Barbie Doll in Tera IntezaarRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | DNA India

    Pornstar-turned-Bollywood actor Sunny Leone, Arbaz Khan and director of their new movie Tera Intezaar Rajeev Walia speak with DNA Editor Jagdeesh Chandra before release of their movie, scheduled on November 24. Excerpts: Arbzaaz Khan : Ofcourse, there is excitement before release of every film...but we are happy, we have worked hard... now waiting for the reponse of public. Sunny : I was quite excited after reading the script...I have tried hard to keep up the expectations of my director...I hope audience will enjoy watching the way we enjoyed working...the sales will be in line with the views.


  7. Is it cultural pandering as toy maker Mattel introduces Hijab Barbie?Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Hot Air

    ... two kinds of girls - those who love dolls and those who don't. I'm in the latter category. I do, however, remember a Barbie in my childhood. I don't pay much attention to Barbie news. That changed the other day with an announcement that Mattel is ...


  8. Servicewomen and Barbies: Perfect TogetherRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Women's eNews

    ... USMC commander who publicly declared that the USMC is not interested in training female recruits who once played with Barbie dolls. Despite all the badassery American servicewomen have displayed since the Gulf War (really, since WWII), servicemen ...


  9. Barbiea s first hijab: Meet the new Ibtihaj Muhammad dollRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | WTVR Richmond

    Mattel, which makes Barbie, announced Monday that the latest doll in its "Shero" collection will be modeled after Olympic fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad. In 2016, Muhammad became the first American to compete in the games while wearing a hijab .


  10. Deborah Hill Cone: 10 things for a teen girlRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    ... confess, I was quite proud that you never had a single doll as a child, let alone evinced the slightest desire for a Barbie. You have always had exemplary taste. You were into animating software and the musical Hamilton aged 10. And you were right, ...


  11. Robert Azzi: Hijabi Barbie - " the power of Ibtihaj Muhammad NEWRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Concord Monitor

    My daughter grew up with Barbies - blondes, brunettes, black-haired Barbies - one of the 92 percent of American girls from 3 to12 who've owned a Barbie doll. Barbies of many colors could be found in almost every room of our house - I swear there were days when they seemed to reproduce on their own - and with the help of doting parents and relatives these unnaturally shaped creatures were sheltered in a Barbie house, languidly lounged on pink chaise lounges and transported in a pink Corvette.


  12. Olympian fencer inspires first hijab BarbieRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    Fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad made history in Rio last year as the first US Olympian to represent her country wearing a hijab. In a Twitter post the athlete cheered the move, saying: "I'm proud to know that little girls everywhere can now play with a Barbie who chooses to wear hijab! The scarf-wearing doll from Barbie's maker Mattel comes as The Hijab - one of the most visible signs of Islamic culture - is going mainstream in the West.


  13. Barbie And Crayola Partner On New Product LineRead the original story

    Friday Nov 17 | KTMF

    Further Inspiring Imagination and Creativity, Two Legendary Brands Come Together to Create the Most Customizable Fashion Play Experience on the Market /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Barbie and Crayola announced a new product line, combining the No. 1 fashion doll with the No.


  14. Engineering featsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    Amiri Carruthers , Jaleah Parker and Mariah Shumpert, all 9, construct a bungee cord for a doll Saturday during a Bungee Barbie session hosted by Sprocket at the Kentucky Girls STEM Collaborative at West Kentucky Community and Technical College's Emerging Technology Center.


  15. Black women celebrate natural beauty at eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Journal Gazette

    When the Florida woman picked up her daughter that day, the tot had two Barbie books and a heavy heart.


  16. Elves make sure donated toys ready for ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... plastic baseballs! Who wants just a bat?” She laughs. “Have you ever tried to get a pair of pants on Barbie? It's crazy how hard it actually is!” Franklin jokes as she sizes the doll in her hands for clothes. Ultimately, it's ...


  17. Barbie makes doll of hijab-wearing Olympian fencerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Columbian

    The maker of Barbie has announced it will sell a doll modeled after Ibtihaj Muhammad, an American fencer who competed in last year's Olympics while wearing a hijab. Mattel Inc. said the doll will be available online next fall.


  18. Link About It: This Week's Picks: A sad farewell to Lil Peep,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Cool Hunting

    ... demand, it will play at the Museum of Moving Image 10-11 February 2018. Read more at the Times. While Mattel's Barbie doll isn't generally known for being progressive (from her unrealistic body to the fact that the first black Barbies still had ...


  19. In holiday twist, Best Buy is selling Barbies, Penney's TVsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Star Tribune

    ... retailer's new toy shops. It also has a display of smart home products, electronics and smartwatches. Best Buy has a Barbie play set in its Black Friday ad. J.C. Penney, which stopped selling electronics and toys in stores more than a decade ago, ...


  20. Glazov Moment: Mattel's Hijab-Wearing Enslaved Barbie.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Right Wing News

    John Hawkins's book 101 Things All Young Adults Should Know is filled with lessons that newly minted adults need in order to get the most out of life. Gleaned from a lifetime of trial, error, and writing it down, Hawkins provides advice everyone can benefit from in short, digestible chapters.