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Sesame Place announces diversity initiatives after viral character snub

Sesame Place, a theme park located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, announced initiatives to expand its commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion on Tuesday, weeks after a video went viral of a character appearing to snub a Black family. The theme park, which is based on Sesame Street, said that it has enlisted national experts to provide …

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Family demands Sesame Place do more amid racism claims, wants worker fired

NEW YORK CITY (WPVI) — The families of two young Black girls at the center of a viral video recorded at Sesame Place in Bucks County, Pennsylvania last weekend have hired a lawyer and demand further action from the theme park after they say the children were snubbed by a character. Jodi Brown, who posted …

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Sesame Place Philadelphia apologizes after mother posts video of daughters’ experience with ‘Rosita’ at parade

LANGHORNE, Pennsylvania (WPVI) — Sesame Place is apologizing for a family’s experience at the park this past weekend that was captured in a now-viral video. After the continuing backlash following an initial statement, the family venue now says it knows that what happened is not OK and is committed to making things right. In a …

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