Italian Americans Can Finally Stand Proud: You're Getting Your Own Sesame Street Muppet

Nov 15, 2023 596

While you were a child watching Sesame Street did you ever stop to wonder exactly what race Bert and Ernie are? Was your mind ever captured with thoughts of where exactly the Grouch Family first immigrated to New York from?

Well, apparently the good folks down at Sesame Workshop think you probably were because they've been on a mission of racial inclusion with new Muppets representing different races and ethnic groups. First came Rosita all the way back in 1991, a Mexican Muppet fluent in both Spanish and English and now it seems that Sesame Street will be home to its first Italian-American Muppet if this post from Hardcore Italians is to be believed.

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