On Saturday, CNN and Sesame Street came together to present a special program designed to help young children understand the ongoing anti-racism protests around America and the world. In the below clip Elmo discusses the topic with his dad.
Abby Cadabby explained her own experience seeing racism, revealing how Big Bird was once bullied for his yellow feathers and size. It wasn’t kind or fair, she said.
On The CNN Sesame Street town hall on racism, Abby Cadabby talks about when she saw Big Bird bullied because of his color and his size. “It wasn’t kind, and it wasn’t fair… I wouldn't want to be treated like that. So I understand how Big Bird was upset,” she says.“You are showing a lot of empathy,” says CNN's Van Jones #CNNSesameStreet
Posted by CNN on Saturday, June 6, 2020