In 1969, black citizens weren’t allowed to swim in “white-only” swimming pools.
Mr. Rogers invited a black officer on his show and asked if he wanted to cool off by dipping his feet into an inflatable pool.
Mr. Rogers joined him, breaking the color barrier live on television.
J.Jay Samuel Davis ~ #TogetherWeCan ⚜️⚜️⚜️
http://We all bleed the same 🙇
J.Jay Samuel Davis ~ #TogetherWeCan ⚜️⚜️