NEW YORK (AP) — “Sesame Street” has always pressed for inclusion.
Now in the wake of the national reckoning on race, it’s going further — teaching children to stand up against racism.READ MORE: Dallas Stars Win Fourth Game In A Row, Beating Arizona Coyotes 3-2
Sesame Workshop — the nonprofit, educational organization behind “Sesame Street” — will air the half-hour anti-racist special “The Power of We” and hopes families will watch together.
The special defines racism and shows how it can be hurtful. It urges children who encounter racism or hear someone else be the victim of it to call it out.READ MORE: Dallas Police Ask Public For Help Finding Deadly Hit-And-Run Suspects
Gabrielle the Muppet advises: “When you see something that’s wrong, speak up and say, ‘That’s wrong’ and tell an adult.”
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