Empower Black Girls

It is our desire to feature girls, young ladies, and women who positively, even if not intentionally serve as excellent roles models. Society will have us to accept a make-believe story about who we are and how we should look.  We secretly begin to condemn ourselves. That is not the story, nor the path of Pam Richardson, the founder of  Images of Culture. (more…)

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How Ethnic Dolls Impact Children’s Self-Esteem

The need for dolls that depict ethnic or multicultural features is essential in today’s society.  Earlier this year, The Census Bureau released estimates on the U.S. population’s growth in 2011, finding that racial and ethnic minorities made up more than half of all children born in the country, totaling 50.4%.  With this kind of statistic, one would think there would be more products specifically catering to these demographics, but that is not the case.  Don’t’ get me wrong, there are products (more…)

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Interview: Pam Richardson of Images of Culture!

1. What is Images of Culture and what inspired you to start it?

Images of Culture is minority-owned company that designs and manufacturers school supply products for children of color. As a 15-year veteran of corporate America, I have seen companies make executive decisions NOT to invest in multi-cultural initiatives due to perceived lack of returns. (more…)

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