ITDW w Cee Robinson (Pt.2) creator of HerStory Dolls and Doll Customizer
www.inthedollworld.com DISCLAIMER: This show was recorded around Feb 2020 the beginning of COVID, so some of the info related to that will not be as current and also her mixed race doll is now available to order.
Cee Robinson aka Queen Dollylama joins us again for an empowering conversation about how her daughter inspired her to be a customizer as well as the still important need to have dolls that represents the African Diaspora. She customizes and reimages Black dolls and turns them into more positive representations of Black people and creative characters. Queen Cee has also designed and developed her own Black doll line called Herstory Doll, to represent the beautiful diversity of girls (and boys) of African descent.
Cee is a mother of 5, wife, singer/songwriter, actress, community activist for the empowerment of women & girls and Black doll artist.
She’s a 2010 recipient for the YWCA’s Woman of Distinction Awards for Arts and Creative Energy and has two organizations, When Sistahs Get Together and Be-You-tiful Girls Club Inc., a Not-for-profit who's focus is building self-esteem and powering girls through creative and artistic means. 2014, Queen Cee was the recipient of the John C. Holland Award for Community Arts and was also officially awarded Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal from MP David Christopherson.
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