Christie, one of the first Black dolls was released.

Nurse Julia, one of the first Black celebrity dolls.

First articulated doll Live Action Christie.

First Black & Hispanic dolls named Barbie were released.


Barbie has strived to show girls they can be anything through a range of careers traditionally held by men.

Barbie introduces three new body types: curvy, tall and petite.

New Ken body types and a range of diverse features including a man bun, cornrows, and freckles.

Dolls reflecting permanent physical disabilities, including a doll with a wheelchair and prosthetic leg, are added.