The company announced Barbie dolls for these two one-of-a-kind role models: The Cuban Queen of Salsa, the late Celia Cruz, and Dominican-American activist and author Julia Alvarez.
In a statement, Mattel said: "Through their legendary careers and bravery in self-expression, these women continue to inspire generations of young Latinos to proudly tell their stories."
In celebration of #HispanicHeritageMonth, Barbie is proud to announce two new one-of-a-kind Role Models in Celia Cruz, the Cuban “Queen of Salsa,” and Dominican-American author and activist Julia Alvarez. pic.twitter.com/TtZWfLssRM— Barbie (@Barbie) September 15, 2021
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