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On a January 2006 Oprah Winfrey Show about "Skewed Self-Image" Dana Hill {Mama Doll}, watched one African American guest after the next discuss their struggles of growing up black in America. Then, a 17 year old black girl by the name of Kiri Davis {pictured above center) was featured. Kiri spoke about her 7 minute documentary "A Girl Like Me" (below). In the doc, Kiri focuses her camera on her teen friends speaking of their internal and external struggles as black girls. But, it was when Dana witnessed Kiri's "Doll Test" that her life journey took a turn. Witnessing black children of the new millennium identifying themselves as the "Bad, ugly Black Doll" was altering and made Dana ask herself and others, 'What can we do to remind black girls of their "beauty?"