Not sure how to talk to your kids about racism and everything going on in the world? “Sesame Street” is again here to help. They’re teaming up with CNN for their second town hall to deal with the subject. The hour-long special, “Coming Together: Standing Up to Racism” will air this Saturday (June 6th) at 10am ET.
Beloved characters from the children’s show will be there to talk to kids about the protests happening across the country, embracing diversity and being more understanding. Big Bird who will moderate the event with CNN’s Van Jones and Erica Hill and other “Sesame Street” favorites like Elmo, Abby Cadabby and Rosita will be helping experts answer questions submitted by families.
You can watch the town hall on CNN and it will also stream live on CNN’s website and apps. Want to send in your own question to potentially be answered during the special? Fill out this form on CNN’s site.
Oprah Winfrey will serve as host for a two night special about racism in America.
The town hall will air on OWN plus will be simulcast on all Discovery Networks.
The special, titled “OWN Spotlight: Where Do We Go From Here” will feature activists, artists, and thought leaders.
Part 1 will air on June 9 with part 2 on the 10th.