Research Paper

The Use of Dolls to Represent the Struggles of Black Women: A Qualitative Content Analysis

2 pages | 440 words

This essay discusses how Annie B. Henry's black doll collection is used to represent the struggles that women undergo to achieve self-representation. The author conducted a qualitative content analysis of interviews with Henry and articles about her and her doll collection, and found that the collection is used as a way to remember and honor the struggles of black women throughout history, educate others about the experiences of black women, and promote positive self-image among black women and girls.