Welcome to Sesame Street, Ji-Young!
Ernie and Ji-Young

Welcome to Sesame Street, Ji-Young!

A new muppet is moving to Sesame Street. Ji-Young is the show’s first Asian American muppet. She was created to start conversations about anti-Asian racism.

Racism means treating people unfairly because of the colour of their skin or their background. It makes people feel like they don’t belong.

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