NotLaja Follow @NotLaja Sometimes I think about how American Girl TM really advertised and sold a slave doll in the 90s Americal Ci 867 MaT ddy 1239 PM - 29 Aug 2019 423 Retweets 953 Likes l American Ci 1861 Addy Chakra Kahn Follow @ChaniThaHippie Ummma slave doll who escaped to freedom with her family learned how to read her brother fought in the war and had an entire collection of books with historically based content to teach all girls about the many ways you can be an American Girl but okay NotLaja @NotLaja Sometimes I think about how American GirlTM really advertised and sold a slave doll in the 90s Show this thread 105 PM 29 Aug 2019 5468 Retweets 18154 Likes ayalaatreides chaos-in-the-making smugkoalas allthefandomss that-catholic-shinobi gahdamnpunk American Girl stories were the best tbh Dude read the books she and her mom freed themselves in Book 1 We don’t disrespect American Girl in this house Don’t you dare disrespect Addy or any of my girls for that matter American Girl used to be legit Good stories good dolls good movies Felicity’s story was set in the beginnings of the American Revolution and addressed the conflict that she faced when her loved ones were split between patriots and loyalists It also covered the effects of animal abuse and forgiving those who are unforgivable Samantha’s stories centered around the growth of industrial America women’s suffrage child abuse and corruption in places of power Also it emphasises how dramatically adoption into a caring family can turn a life around Kit’s story is one of my favorites Her family is hit hard by the Great Depression and they begin taking in boarders and raise chickens to help make ends meet Her books include themes of poverty police brutality homelessness prejudice and the importance of unity in difficult times Molly’s father a doctor is drafted during the Second World War Throughout her story friends of hers suffer the loss of their husbands sons and brothers overseas Her mother leaves the traditional housewife position and works full-time to help with the war effort They also take in an English refugee child who learns to open up after a life of traumatic experience American Girl stories have always featured the very harsh realities of America through the years But they’re always presented honestly yet in ways that kids can understand They just go to show that you don’t have to live in a perfect time to be a real American girl Dont you fucking dare disrespect the American Girls in my house ESPECIALLY Addy!! That was my first REAL contact with the horrors of slavery as I read about her father being whipped and sold and her mother escaping with her to freedom but also how freedom was still a struggle A slave doll Please Read the books Clowns on social media “This thing looks kinda potentially maybe bad from just a few superficial details so I have decided that this thing is evil If you like it you are evil too” Meme
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