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Black Family of Shunned Children Responds To Sesame Place’s Invitation to Return

photo: Helen89 (Shutterstock) Sesame Place is trying to make things right with the family of two young Black girls who received the cold shoulder from one of the costumed characters during a visit, but they are not having it. The Brown family rejected an invitation from executives from SeaWorld Entertainment to revisit the park, saying …

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Racial Discrimination Lawsuit Filed Against Sesame Place Philadelphia – NBC10 Philadelphia

Lee esta historia en español aqui. Following a high-profile case of alleged racial discrimination against two Black girls, SeaWorld is being sued for other alleged instances of “pervasive and appalling” discrimination against children at Sesame Place Philadelphia. The plaintiffs named in the lawsuits are Baltimore, Maryland, residents Quinton Burns and his 5-year-old daughter, who allege …

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1 Week After Viral Video, Civil Rights Activists Protest At Theme Park To Demand Change – CBS Philly

LANGHORNE, Pa. (CBS) — Two activists were arrested outside Sesame Place in Langhorne Saturday afternoon. Police say the two protesters were taken into custody for disorderly conduct after several warnings for blocking the sidewalk and street. The two men were among a crowd of civil rights activists, including several local Black Panther parties, urging families …

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Congressional Black Caucus requests meeting with president of Sesame Place amid controversy

The Congressional Black Caucus is requesting to meet with the head of the “Sesame Street”-themed amusement park, Sesame Place, after a video that showed a costumed character ignoring two young Black girls went viral. “Sesame Street is one of the nation’s highest-rated TV shows that, at one time, more than 95 percent of all American …

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Family Attorney Says New Video Confirms 2 Young Black Girls Were Snubbed By Character At Theme Park – CBS Philly

LANGHORNE, Pa. (CBS) — A new video and additional details were released Friday showing another angle after a video went viral claiming a character at Bucks County’s Sesame Place refused to high-five two young Black girls. Earlier this week, Jodi Brown, the mother who took the original video, said the character Rosita was walking a …

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Sesame Place Apologizes After Viral Video Appears To Show Mascot Refusing To High-Five 2 Young Black Girls – CBS Philly

LANGHORNE, Pa. (CBS) — On Wednesday morning, we’re hearing from a mother who posted a viral video that appears to show a character at Sesame Place snubbing two young Black girls. The video has well over 500,000 views. And the mom who took it is now speaking out. READ MORE: Philadelphia Officials Address Grim Milestone …

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