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Saturday, July 12, 2008

Alpha Kappa Alpha Centennial Barbie Doll Unveiled on The Early Show

I am so excited to post this photo of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Centennial Barbie doll. I tuned into The Early Show this morning to watch my sorority sisters spread the word about AKA and share the history of international gathering in Washington, DC.

I did not expect my sorority's spokesperson to unveil the AKA Barbie doll on television; what a bonus! I can't explain how it felt to see our organization's shield and beautiful colors --- salmon pink and apple green on a Barbie.

The doll looked like the one pictured above except I think the hair was a tad lighter. There were several boxes on the display table and one out of the box. You know I wanted to jump through the screen to get one.

Anyhoo, one of my sisters (Thanks, Soror Shawna) will get one for me and you know I will order more. This was a smart move on Mattel's behalf because they will make a mint from the sorority members, family and friends who will purchase the doll as gifts and others who just love the doll.

For any of my family, friends and kind strangers that may read this; I can never have too many of this doll.

It goes without saying that I will write about the doll when I actually receive her. She'll be availalble at in mid-August.

Until next time, Smooches...


Compteach1 said...

Don't like the hairstyle. It should be wavy, curly and shorter.

Vanessa said...

I'm not crazy about the hair either but the style can be changed. I plan to have her hair re-rooted into dreadlocks.

Unknown said...

This is the first time I've encountered a serious doll collector who is also a soror! I feel so good! And i have locs, so your doll will look like me!

Anonymous said...

OMG I love this Babie I think it is so beautiful, I want to get one for my boyfriends mom who is a member of the AKA sorority but they are all out I cant buy it from anywhere but Ebay and they cost hundreds and im only 17 I dont have that kind of money but yeah they are one of a kind.

jessieeden said...

Your post is pretty illuminating and practical,I completely agree with the above comment. Thanks for the sharing.Will you share more about it? I just want to know more.You are very talented.I guess, this site would be my farorite one. Thank you again!!!

Joseph Lara said...

-<a href=""&on't like the hairstyle. It should be wavy, curly and shorter.s</a>

Deep Green said...

Like your post well.thanks for sharing here!

Anonymous said...

This doll is very beautiful. Well all the women of AKA Soroity Inc. are beautiful. I'm a young African American women who looks up to these fine ladies. I must say I am waiting on the day and time it takes to finally become an AKA!

NOTE: I do not represent all of these photos as my own; these are photos of Barbie and other dolls that I find to be fabulous! If you are the actual photographer and would like to be credited, send me an e-mail.