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Lil Kim: Why Black Dolls Are Important

Hello Beautiful People, First of all, this post is not about blasting Lil Kim. I actually pray she is happy with the way she looks. She has invested hundreds of thousands of dolls and many hours of pain to look the way she does. This post is about the Lil…

Le Petit Prince by Troy Gua

Prince: The Musician, The Writer, The Man, The Doll

Hello Beautiful People, The last 24+ hours have been crazy with the news of Prince’s death. Stories are now being told about how he was so much more than a musician. He was a phenomenal song writer who wrote songs that became hits for Chaka Khan, Sinead O’Connor, Stevie Nicks,…

Cinderella 2 by Marina Bychkova

So, You Think You Want to Own A Business: Follow Your Passion

Hello Beautiful People, We live in a time when many people DESIRE to be entrepreneurs but are afraid to take the leap to make it happen. Even though I am an entrepreneur, I am still timid in my business. I am still overcoming hurdles within myself. I know these hurdles…

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So, You Think You Want to Own A Business: Taxes

Hello Beautiful People,   I haven’t written about owning a business for a while. I thought I’d write a quick piece about TAXES! If you are going into retail, where you will be buying and selling individual items, I cannot stress enough how important it is to for you to…

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Shani: Mattel’s First Doll with African Features!

Hello Beautiful People, Today, I thought I would continue our Barbie Celebration with another important African- American Barbie line: Shani.   In 1991, Mattel introduced Shani (Swahili for “Marvelous”), a beautiful African American doll. Her launch party was a huge celebration and included press coverage entertainment by En Vogue! The…