I've received a few questions about the AKA Barbie: where she can be purchased, when she'll be available and how much she costs. I've only been able to share what I've learned through Sorority communiqués and information shared on the Barbie Bulletin Board.
One of my sisters actually got an official response from Barbie Collector and here it is:
Subject: FYI: [Fwd: Re: Barbie Collector
by Mail Order]
I got tired of all the speculations; so I contacted them
From: Barbie Collector Customer
2008/08/07 Thu PM 08:57:08 CDT
Subject: Re: Barbie Collector by Mail
Dear Barbie Collector Customer,
Thank you for asking about
the Alpha Kappa Alpha Barbie doll. The AKA Centennial Barbie doll, which honors
Alpha Kappa Alpha, the first sorority established by black women, was unveiled
to sorority members during their Centennial event held July 11-18, 2008, in
Ordering information and official
pictures of the doll will be available beginning August 15, 2008, on
Please continue to check our website for further
information on this exciting new doll. Thank you for your
Barbie(R) Collector Customer
Hours: Monday - Sunday 7 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Barbie Collector by Mail Order
Customer Email address:
the Alpha Kappa Alpha Barbie going to be on your website?