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A Chinese American Girl Story to be told on Amazon

posted by Randall
Gwendolyn Yeo

Gwendolyn Yeo

American Girl is taking its drive for more diversity to television.

An American Girl special will air on Amazon featuring a 10-year-old Chinese American girl and her mother.

The story is titled An American Girl Story: Ivy & Julie 1976, A Happy Balance

According to Deadline, the role of Marilyn Ling, a … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

American Girl Reportedly to Introduce New Korean American and Hawaiian Doll

posted by Randall
American Girl Boy Doll

Joining the American Girl line is a new boy doll

What’s unusual about the picture to the left? If you look closely, you’ll notice Logan, American Girl’s first boy doll.

Logan has joined the new Tenney’s series lead by Tenney Grant, a Nashville rising star. She’ll be joined by Logan Everett, an 18-inch doll with … Read more

Asian Americans

NY Post: American Girl Introduces New Asian American Doll After Uproar

posted by Randall

American GirlJust a year after removing its only Asian American doll from its collection, New American Girl has quietly introduced a new Asian American doll, reports the New York Post.

Diane Clehane has a daughter born in China and was among those who raised quite a stink a year ago in response to American Girl’s … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Watch irresistible plea from 2 sisters for American Girl to save their Asian American doll

posted by Randall

Ivy American GirlWe told you about two young sisters who had launched an online petition to save American Girl’s only Asian American doll, Ivy.

In just two days, they’ve reached 85 percent of their goal to gather 2,000 signatures.

KARE-TV in Minneapolis talked to the two girls, Ayden and Taylor Her of St. Paul.

How can American … Read more

Chinese American

Vocativ: American Girl responds to criticism after discontinuing black & Asian dolls

posted by Randall

American Girl, IvyThe discontinuation of American Girl’s Asian and African American dolls has sparked a backlash against the company and accusations that the decision was racially motivated, reports Vocativ.

Some 1,100 comments were posted on Facebook where the company made the announcement that Marie-Grace, Cécile, Ruthi and Ivy  were being discontinued, leaving American Girl with no … Read more

Chinese American

Jezebel: American Girl is no longer Asian

posted by Randall

Ivy American Girl
American Girl’s Asian American Ivy doll will soon be a collector’s item.

Jezebel reports the doll brand is discontinuing both its African American doll Cecile and Asian American doll Ivy.

American Girl made the announcement on Facebook.

There are currently no other Asian dolls in the American Girl line.… Read more


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