CNN & Sesame Street To Hold A Town Hall To Discuss Racism With Kids
Source: R News

Big Bird and the rest of the Sesame Street gang will be joining CNN in its second town hall to address Racism. This is in response to all the protests around the globe after the death of George Floyd in Minnesota. Big Bird, Elmo, and the others will be having an age-appropriate discussion with the children.


What is CNN & Sesame Street’s Town Hall About?

CNN’s commentator Van Jones and anchor and national correspondent Erica Hill will be joined with Big Bird from Sesame street to moderate the Coming Together: Standing Up to Racism town hall. Topics to be discussed at the town hall include; Why the protests are taking place, embracing diversity and how children can be more empathetic and understanding. They will be joined with other Sesame Street characters in answering questions sent in by families.

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When and How Can You Watch The Town Hall?

The 60-minute special show “Coming Together: Standing Up to Racism. A CNN/Sesame Street Town Hall for Kids and Families” will air on Saturday, June 6, at 10 a.m. ET. It will also be available for live streaming on and the CNN app.

Source: Fatherly

CNN and Sesame Street also teamed up previously for a town hall for kids, and parents titled the ABC’s of Covid-19. Standing up to Racism will be their second time collaborating.

Source: CNN

This initiative by CNN is appreciated by parents all over as it does get challenging to answer questions from children who are unable to understand what is all the unrest for. Young minds have a million questions, and this is the perfect opportunity for parents to sit with their young ones and help them understand what the world is going through at the moment.

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