Nation May 30

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Inside Sesame Street’s racism initiative for kids

The death of George Floyd and spate of hate crimes against Asian Americans have elevated conversations around race, racial identity and police brutality. To talk about these complex and sensitive issues with children, Sesame Street is developing new resources and…

Nov 06

‘Sesame Street’ turns 50

This first episode of “Sesame Street” — sponsored by the letters W, S and E and the numbers 2 and 3 — aired in the fall of 1969. The show was designed by education professionals and child psychologists with one goal: to…