: MediaTakeOut.com just caught wind that a new Barbie Doll is going to be created which honors the oldest Black sorority in the nation. Here's how the press release is describing it:

Mattel Inc. created the limited-edition AKA Centennial Barbie, the first Barbie based on any sorority.

The doll, outfitted in a pink and green evening gown, matching jeweled shoes and gold jewelry, honors the Chicago-headquartered sorority, the first established by black women.

The sorority has inducted about 200,000 members -- including actress Phylicia Rashad, educator Marva Collins and author Toni Morrison -- since its founding at Howard University in 1908.

We think it's a great look for both Mattell and the AKAs. But if the doll is supposed to be representing a sorority for Black Women - why did they choose to make the doll that color ....

And to all the proud AKAs out there - we're not trying to start no mess. But somebody had to ask the question ....


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