12 Black Dolls We Wish We Had Growing Up

Black girl magic comes in all forms. Check out 12 of our fave Black dolls that need to be in your daughter's/niece's/cousin's toy box (Pssst: We won't tell if you want to pick up one for yourself, too!).

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The newest American Girl doll, Melody is a Civil Rights era girl with a passion for singing and fighting for justice. Pick up the pint-sized activist when she hits shelves this summer. 

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You're not alone if you're well past the age range of 6-12 but you still want Zendaya's new Barbie. We do, too. The locs, the gown, the accessories—we want it all!

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The fashion and beauty world's favorite artist is designing a series of dolls inspired by her greatest looks.

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Barbie has been down with the Bey Hive since Beyoncé's Destiny's Child Days. #BarbieBeyHive

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Everyone—and, I do mean everyone—has a crush on Hollywood's leading lady and film extraordinarie, Ava DuVernay.

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Barbz fans can cherish their leader in ultimate Pink Friday form with Nicki Minaj's cotton-candy haired doll. Complete with blinged out "Barbie" chain.

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The That's So Raven star sports stylish patch work-laden bell-bottom jeans and a sleek high-low 'do. If you're humming the theme song as you read this, it's okay. We are too!

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Even in doll form we're envious of Ms. Ross's curls and impeccable style!

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Halle Berry has been made into a Barbie twice for two fo the roles she's played. Pictured here as Jinx Johnson in 007 Die Another Day and also for her role as Catwoman.

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Immortalized in plastic, the model turned entrpreneur spots a fashionable hot pink ensemble and is accompanied by her infamous Baby Phat feline sidekick.

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She isn't a barbie, but we're still obsessed with this doll. Mel B aka Scary Spice was our favorite Spice Girl and rocked animal print and natural hair like no one else could! 

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This isn't actually a BeyoncĂ© Bratz doll, but we're loving her "Drunk In Love" themed attire!