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Barbie Designs Doll After First Hijab-Wearing Female Olympic Athlete

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Published on Nov 14, 2017

Olympic fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad is getting her own Barbie designed to be a part of the “Shero” collection.

Detected Closed Captioning: [Music] soon Olympic Fencer Empty His Mohammed Will Have Her Own Barbie Glamour’s Woman Of The Year Summit Announced On November 13th That The Muslim American Athlete Will Be Featured In Mattel’s She Role I’m Sharon Cludes Barbies Modeled After Women Such As Ballerina Misty Copeland And Gymnast Gabby Douglas Barbies Creator Mattel Says The Line Is Designed To Break Boundaries Muhammad Is The First Female Muslim American To Win An Olympic Medal she Won Bronze In The 2016 Summer Games In Rio De Janeiro For The Team Sabre She Was Also The First American Woman To Wear A Hijab While Competing Mohammed Tweeted Quote I’m Proud To Know That little Girls Everywhere Can Now Play with A Barbie Who Chooses To Wear Hijab this Is A Childhood Dream Come True Barbies Global Marketing Director Said In A Statement That Mohammed Is An Inspiration To Girls Who Have Not Seen themselves Represented Before The United News International I’m Rachel Latham

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