21 septembre 2015

When You See Yourself

By Lee Skallerup Bessette. Maria from Sesame Street, or rather the actress and writer Sonia Manzano, is retiring. She has been (rightfully) celebrated as an important Latina role model, and a trailblazer when it came to diverse representation on television (among other things). A bilingual small business owner, wife, and mother, who was also patient and caring and often went toe-to-toe with Oscar the Grouch showing just enough frustration with him, but ultimately always accepting him as a part of the giant community. More...

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