Whether you’re begrudgingly committed to still using snail mail or consider yourself an avid stamp collector, here’s a reason to skedaddle down to your local post office ASAP: The United States Postal Service released a Mister Rogers forever postage stamp in honour of TV’s most lovable neighbour.
Message of Acceptance
Fred Rogers was a quiet, soft-spoken man whose lengthy career in children’s television left an indelible mark on the American public. “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood” was a progressive children’s programme that addressed controversial subjects and taught a message of acceptance and inclusion. By casting Maggie Stewart as the mayor of Westwood, Fred Rogers demonstrated his commitment to inclusivity and broke down barriers.