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Meet the 9-Year-Old CEO of the Doll Company Helping Black Boys Feel Seen

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popsugar Chanel Vargas
2021-12-03 01:15:03

Any child should be able to walk into a toy store and see themselves accurately represented on the shelves. Unfortunately, for 9-year-old Demetrius Maurice Davis Jr., aka Lil Dee, a Black child from Twinsburg, OH, this hasn't been the case. "I started shopping around for dolls of color and discovered there was nothing that looked like my son," Lil Dee's mom, Luciana Gilmore, said in an interview ...

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