Join The Strong on February 26 for a 40-minute discussion on the story of Shindana Toys, a Black-owned company that created the first Black doll that found mass popularity in the United States and abroad. Time for questions will be provided.
In 2020, The Strong inducted Baby Nancy into its National Toy Hall of Fame. Crafted with Black children in mind, Baby Nancy is the first Black doll that found mass popularity in the United States and abroad. Learn about Shindana Toys—the Black-owned company behind the groundbreaking doll—at a special, virtual discussion with a panel of experts on its history and significance. Hosted by The Strong’s Christopher Bensch, the 40-minute discussion will delve into the story of Shindana Toys’ creation and evolution, their role in the community, their products, and examples of Black entrepreneurship. Time for questions will be provided.
To register, complete the online registration form.