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Barbie is honoring Ida B. Wells with the most recent launch from their Inspiring Ladies assortment. The Ida B. Wells doll reveals her in the course of a newsroom draped in a blue costume holding a Memphis Free Speech newspaper. The Inspiring Ladies assortment focuses on “[honoring] historic position fashions who paved the way in which for generations of women to dream larger than ever earlier than.” Earlier doll releases embrace Rosa Parks, Ella Fitzgerald, Katherine Johnson and Maya Angelou.
These dolls had been launched as part of Mattel’s “Dream