Black Girl Magic Media Society Video

Black Girl Magic: Meet The South Carolina Woman Who designed Mattel’s First Black Barbie

SOUTH CAROLINA – Fashion designer Kitty Black Perkins couldn’t afford a Barbie doll as a child, but this daughter of the segregated South called the shots on the 11½ -inch icon’s outfits for nearly three decades. Perkins, 71, was the first black designer for Barbie when toy dynasty Mattel hired her to design affordable, chic […]