The new doll is a great start, but there's much more to African-American history.
For just the third time in the company's 30-year history, American Girl announced a new African-American character to their roster of historical dolls.
Meet Melody Ellison, a 9-year-old girl living in Detroit in the 1960s, a time of optimism and upheaval. Melody wants to be a singer and uses her voice to speak up about the inequality and injustice she sees in her community.
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