Sweet Scent of Freedom Sold Seperately
April 3, 2011 11:37 AM   Subscribe

Some people have claimed that Barbie is really about giving girls the image of an empowered woman. There can be little doubt of empowerment when it comes to Black Moses Barbie - she fights for freedom and has all the coolest playsets and accessories.
posted by yeloson (9 comments total) 14 users marked this as a favorite
posted by hanoixan at 11:51 AM on April 3, 2011

This is awesome.
posted by majonesing at 12:19 PM on April 3, 2011

"Comes with motivational freedom rifle..." bwahahaha. That was great.
posted by tristeza at 12:31 PM on April 3, 2011 [1 favorite]

"Dum-ba-dee-doo, walking, walking..."

If my Barbies had had motivational freedom rifles instead of penthouses, my childhood would have been much better.
posted by cmyk at 12:47 PM on April 3, 2011 [1 favorite]

I want to be a Cat Lady Abolitionist when I grow up.
posted by spinifex23 at 1:34 PM on April 3, 2011 [6 favorites]

ahhhh this is made of excessive quantities of awesome!!!!
posted by supermedusa at 1:57 PM on April 3, 2011

posted by The Devil Tesla at 4:32 PM on April 3, 2011 [1 favorite]

Black Moses Barbie: "You really need to change that kitty litter."
Cat Lady Abolitionist: "..."

posted by simulacra at 4:51 PM on April 3, 2011

I love this. I AM a crazy cat lady and would have been an abolitionist had I been around then.
I was very happy to see the redneck that kicked the cat and hunted slaves get shot. I want this Barbie! The one I had was the original first one, with the striped bathing suit and pony tail. I gave it to my niece eventually. Not in the original outfit or box, toys are meant to be played with.
posted by mermayd at 4:59 PM on April 3, 2011

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