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…