Video: Sesame Street Has A Big Announcement!


Children's Show Sesame Street has announced two new black characters. The new members of the Muppets Family are the father and son duo Wesley (son) and Elijah Walker (Father). Sesame Street said they wanted to present characters who can explain racial differences to children. The network wasted no time, in their first episode, Elmo learns what makes a Black person, a Black person. In the episode Elmo asked why is their skin brown and his is red, Wesley said, "I know why, Elmo. My mom and dad told me it's because of melanin. Right, dad?" Checkout the full clip down below! I just love seeing the world changing for my grandkids and their grandkids.

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