‘Racist Symbol’ or ‘Just a Toy’? Golliwog Dolls Sales Spark Outrage in Australia

A tourist was stunned to see the divisive soft toys displayed in a souvenir store in one Australian shopping center and said that they should be taken off the shelves.

Hundreds of thousands of these dolls are sold each year in Australia, and the matter has spurred much controversy nationwide because of the doll’s appearance.