CNN and 'Sesame Street' to host town hall addressing racism

Staff Writer
Baystateparent Magazine

This weekend, CNN and "Sesame Street" will combine forces to host a second town hall to address racism with the 60-minute special "Coming Together: Standing Up to Racism. A CNN/Sesame Street Town Hall for Kids and Families," airing Saturday, June 6 (10 a.m. ET/7 PT).

Big Bird will join CNN commentator Van Jones, CNN anchor and national correspondent Erica Hill in moderating the event, featuring other "Sesame Street" characters talking to kids about racism, the recent nationwide protests, embracing diversity and being more empathetic and understanding.

The first CNN "Sesame Street" town hall in April addressed the coronavirus pandemic.