New Sesame Street Character

2021-11-15T16:33:39+00:00November 15th, 2021|

'Sesame Street' introducing new Korean-American character By Lisa Respers France, CNN From left, Elmo, Ji-Young, Abby Cadabby and Tamir. (CNN)"Sesame Street" is getting a new best friend. Ji-Young, a 7-year-old Korean American character, will be a part of "See Us Coming Together: A Sesame Street Special." The show, set to air on Thanksgiving, celebrates "the rich diversity of Asian and Pacific Islander (API) communities as part of the organization's ongoing racial justice initiative." "It's a powerful thing when kids see people like themselves represented on screen and in stories -- [...]