The Kenya Doll and Other Classic African-American Toys

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  • Kenya Doll, African-American Toys
  • G.I. Joe, African-American Toys
  • Princess Tiana, Disney, African-American Toys
  • The Christie Doll, Barbie, African-American Toys
  • Addy Walker, American Girl Collection, African-American Toys
  • Fat Albert, African-American Toys
  • The Black Ranger, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, African-American Toys
  • My Buddy doll, African-American Toys
  • Cabbage Patch Kids, African-American Toys

G.I. Joe

Way before the cartoons dominated Saturday mornings in the 1980s, G.I. Joe was a popular line of action figures. Adventurer Team G.I. Joe, with his "eagle eyes, life-like hair and beard and Kung-Fu grip” was the line's first African-American action figure in 1970.  

(Photo: Hasbro)