"Through playing with Barbie, I was able to imagine and dream about who I could become", said Ibtihaj Muhammad.
Mattel say the doll will be available to buy next year. The doll will be the very first Barbie doll to wear a hijab and the event is considered to be historic.
Starting out in 1959 as a small-town American girl modelled on her creator Ruth Handler's own daughter, Barbie since been a fashion model, astronaut, police officer, rock star, dentist, aerobics instructor and rapper and much more. In her speech, Muhammad said she hoped the doll would inspire girls "to embrace what makes them unique".
Muhammad, who hosted the doll's debut, says she is excited about the Barbie. "Ideal hijab moment right here-this is awesome", she exclaimed. "Ibtihaj is an inspiration to countless girls who never saw themselves represented". "I played with Barbie for a long time, what some people may call an uncomfortably long time", she joked. "I know that as an athlete I have larger legs - these strong legs that we use, especially fencers, to propel ourselves into lunges - and it was important for me to have my doll be as close to my likeness as possible".
Yesterday, Swift kept the momentum going, performing on Saturday Night Live for the first time in almost a decade. One of these performed songs was the leading " Call It What You Want " and the most wonderful " Ready for It ".
Hymel said that local health officials had assured them that there was no longer any risk to guests or employees of the park. Symptoms of legionellosis develop 2-10 days after exposure, and include fever, chills, cough, muscle aches, and headaches.
Under the new guidelines , the AHA now defines high blood pressure as 130/80, down from the previous 140/90. More guidance for how people should manage their blood pressure, focusing on lifestyle improvements.
The US singer-songwriter, 27, will kick off the North American gigs with a show in Arizona on May 8, 2018. Tickets for the North American leg of the tour will go on sale to the general public on December 13.
Since Trump took office, priorities in the region lie elsewhere, with USA focus largely on containing the North Korean threat. Trump said in Vietnam on November 12 before leaving to attend a summit of Asian leaders in the Philippines.
Morocco completed the campaign without conceding a goal, finishing on 12 points, four ahead of the Ivorians. Morocco sealed its place in Russian Federation in style as they went to Abidjan and beat Cote d'Ivoire 2-0.
Overall, Broadcom's bid is a very ambitious attempt to grow its share of the market for components that go into mobile phones. Despite that, it seems that Broadcom's offer wasn't enough for Qualcomm's board of directors.
This will be the closest distance from the two planets throughout the year, an astronomical event known as a conjunction . On Monday, just before the sun rises, you have a chance to witness the most enthralling celestial event of 2017.
Samsung quietly confirms the new Galaxy A5
Apart from hinting at the imminent launch, the FCC listing also reveals that the smartphone will have a dual-band Wi-Fi support. The leaked renders revealed that both the smartphones will come loaded with Infinity displays and dual front-facing cameras.
Kim Kardashian throws a baby shower
Although Kim's hubby Kanye West and her biggest fan Jennifer Lawrence were nowhere to be seen, it was still an event to remember. Kardashian West shared that she gave guests crystals and upcoming perfumes from her beauty line, KKW Beauty , as party favors .
Xbox One X Sells 80000 In The First Week In The UK
Microsoft has announced its Black Friday sale and, if you've been waiting to pick up an Xbox One S console, this one's for you. Save up to $329 on new Surface bundles: $329 off the Surface Pro i5 256GB and $229 off the Surface Pro i5 128GB .
Carrie Underwood breaks her wrist in fall at home
However, she didn't suffer any life-threatening injuries just multiple injuries including cuts, abrasions, and a broken wrist. Her injury comes just days after she hosted the CMA Awards with Brad Paisley for a tenth consecutive year.
Pacific trade ministers to hold news conference
Chinese President Xi Jinping used the same forum to stress multilateralism and said globalisation was an irreversible trend. Trade ministers say they have reached a basic agreement on a Pacific Rim trade pact without the United States.
Lions rally past Browns for 17-10 halftime advantage
Greg Robinson, who started the first six games of the season at left tackle, was waived-injured on Friday with an ankle injury . Kizer was having his best game of the season before suffering a rib injury that forced him to the locker room.
LSU's next opponent, Tennessee, fires its head coach
Before the 2017 season, Jones had led Tennessee to two nine-win seasons during the 2015 and 2016 season, respectively. I know Coach Jones will be successful moving forward, and we wish him all the best in his future endeavors.