Video by Shawn Likely
“When I was younger, I couldn’t find paper dolls that were brown,” Ariel says with a laugh. “So I made my own. And I did that as a six-year-old little girl.”
She created over a thousand of those brown paper dolls and eventually turned that childhood passion into a very grown-up business.
via: Empowering young girls of color with art that looks like them | PBS NewsHour