“When you see something that’s wrong, speak up and say, ‘That’s wrong’ and tell an adult,” 6-year-old Gabrielle the Muppet advises. Elmo responds: ”Elmo wouldn't care what you said 'cause Elmo is proud, proud to be red!" The agate rock was found in the Soledade region in … CNN partnered with "Sesame Street" for a special town hall about racism, giving both kids and parents an opportunity to explore the current moment the … (Sesame Workshop/HBO via AP), Connect with the definitive source for global and local news. There are also downloadable pictures to color and a certificate with a place to put the name of an upstander. The 60-minute special "Coming Together: Standing Up to Racism. Watch the town hall in its entirety below: The makers of " Sesame Street " are standing up against racism in a new special. Now in the wake of the national reckoning on race, it’s going further — teaching children to stand up against racism. "Sesame Street" and CNN will host a new 60-minute special "Coming Together: Standing Up to Racism," at 9 a.m., Saturday, June 6. This Sesame Street special is an uplifting and joyful celebration of how each of us is unique and how we can work together to help make this world a better place for ourselves, ... Scroll down for easy-to-use resources to help guide conversations with your child about racism … A post shared by Sesame Street (@sesamestreet) on Jun 1, 2020 at 4:38am PDT. Geologist finds incredibly rare lump of volcanic agate rock which looks exactly like Sesame Street's Cookie Monster. “Sesame Street was built on diversity, inclusion, and, especially, kindness.” "Today and every day we stand … –(Screenshot via CNN''s website) (Photo: Courtesy of CNN) On Saturday morning Sesame Street and CNN teamed up to host an … Part 2: Entire CNN/Sesame Street town hall on racism 16:16. In the CNN anti-racism episode, Louie, who like Elmo is a furry red puppet, explained to his son: “Not all streets are like Sesame Street. Mark Kennedy is at http://twitter.com/KennedyTwits, This image released by HBO shows some of the cast of "Sesame Street." Unite.”. The televised special, Coming Together: Standing Up to Racism, A CNN/Sesame Street Town Hall for Kids and Families, is set to air this Saturday, June 6, … Mark Kennedy is at http://twitter.com/KennedyTwits, 24/7 coverage of breaking news and live events. A college professor defines white privilege. Sesame Street's Abby Cadabby shares a story about how her fellow Sesame Street friend Big Bird was a victim of prejudice, … Act. Sesame Street is an American educational children's television series that combines live-action, sketch comedy, animation and puppetry. "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. The special defines racism for younger viewers and shows how it can be hurtful. Viewers are offered tips to help their communities unite, including chalk drawings, making positive signs and going to sing-a-longs. “When you see something that's wrong, speak up and say, ‘That’s wrong' and tell an adult,” 6-year-old Gabrielle the Muppet advises. In the wake of the national reckoning on race, "Sesame Street" is going further — teaching children to stand up against racism. "Sesame Street" and CNN will host a new 60-minute special "Coming Together: Standing Up to Racism," at 9 a.m., Saturday, June 6. “Hey, Elmo, how would you feel if I said, ‘I don’t like you ‘cause I don’t like the color red?‘” sings Tamir, a Black, 8-year-old Muppet. Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit organization behind Sesame Street and several other children's programs, is presenting The Power of We: A Sesame Street Special, which will tackle racism … Where to Watch: CNN and CNN.com CNN/PBS/HBO. Coming Together: Standing Up To Racism is a CNN town hall special hosted by Van Jones and Erica Hill, along with Sesame Street ’s Big Bird. Weeks after joining forces to educate kids and families about the coronavirus pandemic, Sesame Street and CNN teamed up again for a town hall on racism amid the ongoing Black Lives … The latest special comes on the heels of “Sesame Street” contributing to “Coming Together: Standing Up To Racism,” a CNN town hall special in June hosted by Van Jones and Erica Hill. In the song “How Do You Know?” racism is dealt with head-on. NEW YORK -- "Sesame Street" has always pressed for inclusion. Children look to their families with love and trust to guide their understanding about their place in this great big world. It urges children who encounter racism or hear someone else be the victim of it to call it out. The special, composed of little skits and songs in a Zoom-like format, will stream on HBO Max and PBS Kids and air on PBS stations beginning Oct. 15. During the CNN Sesame Street town hall, Elmo discusses racism and what it means to protest with his dad, Louie. Sesame Workshop - the nonprofit, educational organization behind Sesame Street - will later this month air the half-hour anti-racist special The Power of We and hopes families will watch … CNN and Sesame Street join once again this Saturday for a new Town Hall to help kids and families discuss racism and the protests taking place nationwide, build empathy and embrace diversity. The special which focused on racism aired on … Sesame Workshop, the non-profit educational organization behind "Sesame Street" will air an anti-racism … The special concludes with the slogan “Listen. Coming Together: Standing Up To Racism is a CNN town hall special hosted by Van Jones and Erica Hill, along with Sesame Street’s Big Bird.The special which focused on racism aired on Saturday, June 6, 2020 at 10am ET on CNN, CNN International, CNN en Español and CNN.com. "Sesame Street" talked to our kids about racism. Though hurt, the Black Muppet nevertheless refuses to stop playing superheroes, saying they can come in all colors. The show will talk to kids … “Racism has no place on our Street—or on any street," part of the statement read. “Sesame Street,” which last year celebrated its 50th anniversary, has a history of explaining the world to children, tackling everything from foster care to substance abuse. In one animated skit, a Black Muppet is told by a white Muppet that he can’t dress up like a superhero because they’re only white. Sesame Street has never shied away from tough topics and has even dealt with racism in past installments. Sesame Workshop has included online resources for parents to help guide conversations with their child about race, including talking, singing and breathing together. CNN and Sesame Street hosted a June 6 town hall to discuss racism with kids and families. “Racism hurts and it’s wrong,” is the message. Say something. In the song “How Do You Know?” racism is dealt with head-on. Capitol riot latest: Lawyer who kicked down Nancy Pelosi's door denied bail, Sen. Bernie Sanders becomes unlikely inauguration fashion star, Secret Service protection extended to Trump family members, ex-staffers, Biden takes step to require federal contractors pay $15 minimum wage. The "Sesame Street" characters appeared in a virtual town hall event Saturday morning called "Coming Together: Standing Up to Racism." 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. Elmo responds: ”Elmo wouldn’t care what you said ’cause Elmo is proud, proud to be red!” It concludes with the lines: “Speak up. Catch up on the developing stories making headlines. “We believe that this moment calls for a direct discussion about racism to help children grasp the issues and teach them that they are never too young to be ‘upstanders’ for themselves, one another, and their communities,” said Kay Wilson Stallings, executive vice president of creative and production at Sesame Workshop, in a statement. Don’t give in.”. Now in the wake of the national reckoning on race, it's going further — teaching children to stand up against racism. CNN and "Sesame Street" are refocusing their second town hall to address racism. In June, Sesame Street teamed up with CNN for a town hall to talk to kids about racism amid the ongoing Black Lives Matter protests in the wake of George Floyd's killing. Sesame Street has never shied away from tough topics and has even dealt with racism in past installments. Watch Sesame Street and CNN's town hall on racism: 'We can do better. The special defines racism for younger viewers and shows how it can be hurtful. NEW YORK — “Sesame Street” has always pressed for inclusion. ET. Now in the wake of the national reckoning on race, it's going further -- teaching children to stand up against racism. Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit, educational organization behind the children's program, will air the half-hour anti-racist special "The Power of We Special," composed of skits and songs in a Zoom-like format that will stream on HBO Max and the PBS 24/7 streaming channel Oct. 15, and air on PBS Kids the same day. “Racism hurts and it's wrong,” is the message. There are also downloadable pictures to color and a certificate with a place to put the name of an upstander. Unite.”. Sesame Street's Abby Kadaby shares a story of how her fellow Sesame Street friend Big Bird was a victim of prejudice, and how she stood up for him. Sesame Workshop — the nonprofit, educational organization behind “Sesame Street” — will later this month air the half-hour anti-racist special "The Power of We” and hopes families will watch together. “Sharing can help us feel better,” is one tip. “Sesame Street was built on diversity, inclusion, and, especially, kindness.” View this post on Instagram. As anger and heartbreak have swept across America over the killing of yet another black man at the hands of police, CNN and Sesame Street are refocusing their second town hall to address racism. Sesame Workshop — the nonprofit, educational organization behind “Sesame Street” — will later this month air the half-hour anti-racist special "The Power of We” and hopes families will watch … NEW YORK (AP) — “Sesame Street" has always pressed for inclusion. Sesame Street: Racism on Sesame Street; Telly and Baby Bear build an information booth: Air date : November 26, 1993: Season : Season 25 (1993-1994) Written by : Jon Stone: Directed by : Jon Stone Sponsors : M, U, 2: Syndication : 123 Sesame Street… An Open Letter regarding the CNN Sesame Street Town Hall on Racism. CNN and Sesame Street join once again this Saturday for a new Town Hall to help kids and families discuss racism and the protests taking place nationwide, build empathy and embrace diversity. Don’t give in.”. Sesame Workshop — the nonprofit, educational organization behind “Sesame Street” — will later this month air the half-hour anti-racist special “The Power of We” and hopes families will watch … “Hey, Elmo, how would you feel if I said, 'I don't like you ‘cause I don’t like the color red? Scheduled to air Saturday, “Coming Together: Standing Up to Racism… Current and former Sesame Street human cast members Alan, Charlie, Chris and Gordon take part in the special, alongside celebrity guests Yara Shahidi, the star of "grown-ish;" “Hamilton” star Christopher Jackson; and Grammy-nominated singer Andra Day. Act. The white Muppet soon apologizes. It urges children who encounter racism or hear someone else be the victim of it to call it out. "Sesame Street's" Elmo joined his dad Louie on CNN to discuss protesting and racism on Saturday June 6th, 2020. The special concludes with the slogan “Listen. This image released by HBO shows some of the cast of "Sesame Street." NEW YORK — “Sesame Street” has always pressed for inclusion. “We believe that this moment calls for a direct discussion about racism to help children grasp the issues and teach them that they are never too young to be ‘upstanders’ for themselves, one another, and their communities,” said Kay Wilson Stallings, executive vice president of creative and production at Sesame Workshop, in a statement. It is produced by Sesame Workshop (known as the Children's Television Workshop (CTW) until June 2000) and was created by Joan Ganz Cooney and Lloyd Morrisett. The latest special comes on the heels of “Sesame Street” contributing to “Coming Together: Standing Up To Racism,” a CNN town hall special in June hosted by Van Jones and Erica Hill. Author: Chelsea Bard (NEWS CENTER Maine) … Though hurt, the Black Muppet nevertheless refuses to stop playing superheroes, saying they can come in all colors. "Coming Together: Standing Up to Racism. During the CNN Sesame Street town hall, Elmo discusses racism and what it means to protest with his dad, Louie. NEW YORK -- “Sesame Street" has always pressed for inclusion. Current and former Sesame Street human cast members Alan, Charlie, Chris and Gordon take part in the special, alongside celebrity guests Yara Shahidi, the star of “grown-ish;” “Hamilton” star Christopher Jackson; and Grammy-nominated singer Andra Day. When outside, all the puppets wear masks, even the letter puppets. Now in the wake of the national reckoning on race, it's going further — teaching children to stand up against racism. Now in the wake of the national reckoning on race, it's going further -- teaching children to stand up against racism. Watch with your family to learn how we can all become upstanders against racism. CNN and Sesame Street hosted a June 6 town hall to discuss racism with kids and families. When outside, all the puppets wear masks, even the letter puppets. As parents of young children of color, we applaud the effort to give voice to s o many brilliant, thoughtful, nuanced … The white Muppet soon apologizes. The special, composed of little skits and songs in a Zoom-like format, will stream on HBO Max and PBS Kids and air on PBS stations beginning Oct. 15. A CNN/Sesame Street Town Hall for … The hour-long special, Coming Together: Standing Up to Racism, will be hosted by CNN commentator Van Jones and CNN anchor Erica Hill, along with Sesame Street… '” sings Tamir, a Black, 8-year-old Muppet. Say something. “Racism has no place on our Street — or on any street,” the show said in a statement posted to its official social media accounts. What a muppet! We must do better' We must do better' this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. Turn on desktop notifications for breaking stories about interest? “Sharing can help us feel better,” is one tip. In one animated skit, a Black Muppet is told by a white Muppet that he can't dress up like a superhero because they're only white. Where to Watch: CNN and CNN.com CNN/PBS/HBO. * Sesame Street and CNN's Town Hall deliver powerful message about racism * Lily is the first homeless character to live on Sesame Street * Kermit the Frog will have a new voice after actor … Now in the wake of the national reckoning on race, it's going further — teaching children to stand up against racism. A CNN/Sesame Street Town Hall for Kids and Families" will air on Saturday, June 6, at 10 a.m. "Sesame Street" and CNN teamed up to bring children (and adults) a different type of Saturday morning cartoon — a town hall with Elmo and friends to address racism… In the wake of the national reckoning on race, "Sesame Street" is going further — teaching children to stand up against racism. Source: CNN Watch the full CNN Sesame Street: Coming Together Town … “Sesame Street” and CNN aired a town hall Saturday morning to help kids and families understand the nationwide protests on racial injustice. Viewers are offered tips to help their communities unite, including chalk drawings, making positive signs and going to sing-a-longs. Sesame Workshop has included online resources for parents to help guide conversations with their child about race, including talking, singing and breathing together. It concludes with the lines: “Speak up. Parents need to keep teaching those lessons Growing up as a brown child in Kentucky, my family didn't teach me about racism … NEW YORK (AP) — “Sesame Street” has always pressed for inclusion. But when it came to anti-racism … CNN is teaming up with the perennial children’s program Sesame Street in a virtual town hall that will “address racism” in America in the wake of the police involved death of George Floyd. “Sesame Street” knows “C” is for cookie, everyone has bad days – and standing up to racism can improve the well-being of children and the adults who care for them. NEW YORK -- "Sesame Street" has always pressed for inclusion. But when it came to anti-racism … Sesame Workshop — the nonprofit, educational organization behind “Sesame Street” — will later this month air the half-hour anti-racist special “The Power of We” and hopes families will watch together. CNN's Van Jones and Erica Hill partner with "Sesame Street" for Coming Together: Standing Up to Racism, a town hall for kids and families. Now in the wake of the national reckoning on race, it’s going further — teaching children to stand up against racism. 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