Sesame Street Welcomes Two Black Muppets

Though Sesame Workshop (the non-profit behind the beloved TV show Sesame Street) continues to cast “a racially and ethnically diverse human cast,” it’s never directly addressed race or racism. This season, that changes with the introduction of two Black muppets, Wesley and Elijah Walker, who will have conversations about what it’s like to be Black in America. According to Time, “a 2019 study by Sesame …

Miss Piggy Receives Feminist Award

The Muppets’ Miss Piggy was recently awarded the Sackler Center First Award by the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art for her contributions toward modern feminism and for serving as a consistent inspiration to younger generations. Past recipients include former Supreme Court justice Sandra Day O’Connor, writer Toni Morrison and director Julie Taymor. In her classic, confident style, Miss Piggy took to Time Magazine …