Being Black in ‘Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood’

Being Black in ‘Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood’

(TV clicking) (upbeat tinny music) – [Voiceover] Nearly everyone remembers Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood. ♫ It’s a beautiful day in this neighborhood ♫ But not everyone knows that this cardigan-clad king of children’s TV, Fred Rogers, was actually a pioneer who challenged racial stereotypes in media. Enter Francois Clemmons. – Francois Scarborough Clemmons. – [Voiceover] And…

This Mom Is Not Letting Autism Stop Her Son From Inspiring Us All | I Am Scary Mommy | Scary Mommy

– My name is Monica Piper. I am a proud momma of two boys, 14-year-old son with autism, Shawn, and seven-year-old sweet boy Aiden. – [Announcer] Please welcome Shawn Pipes Piper. – Every time he sings, literally, my heart is bursting with pride, just bursting. There were three other moms on our street, and we…