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 […]

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! 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 […]

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

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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.

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The Barbie doll line from Mattel expanded its representation of women of color even further with the Monday announcement that Black ballerina superstar Misty Copeland…

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The iconic doll will now be available in "petite," "tall," and "curvy."

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You're never too old to put this on your Christmas list.

Karen Braithwaite (pictured), the Harlem Mother who began an online petition on Change.org earlier this month, requesting that toy manufacturer Mattel consider creating a Black…

 The Bald and Beautiful came into existence after a Facebook campaign that urged Mattel to produce a bald version of its famous doll Barbie. 150,000 “likes” later Mattel has agreed to produce the bald version of the doll. The doll is for children who have lost their hair because of illness or cancer. The company […]