This Black Music Month, Urban One Baltimore Proudly Recognizes National/International Music Icon and our hometown’s own, Maysa! She stopped by our studios this month to talk about her latest project and how much she loves the LOVE she gets from Baltimore! #BlackMusicMonth driven by Nissan

THE BUZZ! Netflix And Shondaland Acquire Rights To ‘Black Barbie’ Documentary Next, This year has seen the rise of Barbie mania. After the blockbuster movie earned over $1.4 billion, there has been a visible increase in the Barbie brand. But did you know there are three influential black women behind the scenes at Mattel that had a lot […]

BUZZ! The ‘Barbie’ movie has people buying ‘emotional support’ dolls. Psychologists say that’s a good thing Next, The new Barbie movie is popular and is inspiring people to reconnect with their childhood selves and the power of play. On TikTok, people are sharing videos of themselves reconnecting with their inner child by buying “emotional support […]

THE BUZZ! Mattel is hiring a ‘Chief Uno Player’ to test its new game for $17,000—here’s how to apply A potential new job opportunity. Mattel’s toy company wants to know if you are the UNO for this new position. They are hiring a Chief UNO Player to promote their new game, UNO Quatro. The job […]

THE BUZZ! Konnor McClain Wins Gold Medal as Black Women Make History at U.S. Gymnastic Championships Black girl magic is a beautiful thing. And that magic was shining bright at the U.S. gymnastic championships. For the first time in history all black women held the top three spots in the competition. Congratulations to Konnor McClain, […]

THE BUZZ! Video shows horrific moment Taco Bell manager throws boiling water at dissatisfied customers A woman and her 16 year old niece are suing a Taco bell franchise in Dallas, Texas. The lawsuit comes after the two had scalding hot water poured on them by the manager. It seems that their drive thru order […]

Mary J. Blige To Executive Produce Lifetime Movie ‘Real Love’ Inspired By Her Song We know the Queen of Hip Hop Soul and her legacy in music and now we have seen her on TV and the big screen also doing her thing. Now it looks like shes even getting very comfortable behind the scenes […]

Right on time for Black History Month, this perfectly melanated figurine reminds us of how far Barbies have come since 1980.

Ashley Graham is named Glamour's Women Of The Year and has a Barbie made in her image.


Mattel recently released a Game Developer Barbie in efforts to break gender stereotypes in the STEM industry; but one thing the toy company failed to do was feature the doll in different ethnicities. The only available option was a White doll with red hair. After noticing this while picking up a doll for his wife who is a Black game developer, Marcus Montgomery was prompted to come up with a solution of his own.

Misty Copeland hit up "Good Morning America" earlier today and revealed her new Barbie.