Sesame Street Introduces Two New Black Muppet Characters To Talk To Children About Race

Sesame Street Introduces Two New Black Muppet Characters To Talk To Children About Race

Sesame Street has introduced two black Muppet characters to talk to children about race. The new characters were introduced in a video with Elmo this week. Meet five-year-old Wesley Walker and his father Elijah. Sesame Workshop, the non-profit behind the popular children’s program, said the videos aim to “provide families with the tools they need to build racial literacy, to have open conversations with young children.”

 

 

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