Rosa Parks is a true legend and trailblazer that has left a lasting legacy for present and future generations. On December 1, 1955, when Parks refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white passenger, her act of defiance set off a movement, becoming the spark for the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Hailed the Mother of the Modern Civil Rights Movement, many have paid homage to Parks in special ways. Mattel is now among that group with the creation of the Rosa Parkes Barbie Doll which is a part of their Inspiring Women Series.
The new series will pay tribute to a variety of women who helped inspire young women to believe and achieve.
The dolls have been sculpted in the likeness of the real people that they are paying homage to. The Parks Barbie Doll wears a floral dress under a smart wool coat. Included are glasses, gloves, a pillbox hat, and clutch accessories, reminiscent of the civil rights leaders style. Additionally, each doll comes with a stand and a Certificate of Authenticity.
Currently sold out, the doll will make a great Christmas or birthday gift, only retailing for $30.99, Click here to get on waitlist so that you too can own a piece of history.