This video has Barbie talking with her Black friend, Nikki, about racial bias and discrimination. ”There is a huge movement going on. Millions of people across the world are standing up to fight against racism, and they’re doing this because too often and for such a long time, people have been treated unfairly, and in some cases even hurt by others, because of the color of their skin,” she says. Nikki listens patiently, then proceeds to enlighten Barbie about her own experiences with discrimination as a young Black woman, offering a story about a sticker-selling incident as an example. (2:52 min)
CNN/Sesame Street Racism Town Hall – CNN [Parts 1 and 2]
Jun 6, 2020 — CNN's Van Jones and Erica Hill partner with "Sesame Street" for Coming Together: Standing Up to Racism, a town hall for kids and families.
Pt 1 – Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms takes questions along with CNN's Van Jones and Erica Hill about how to combat racism, and shares a message with kids about how to make a change. (21:28 min)
Pt 2 – Sesame Street's Abby Cadabby shares a story about how her fellow Sesame Street friend Big Bird was a victim of prejudice, and how she stood up for him. A college professor defines white privilege. (16:16 min)
Freedom Reads: Anti-Bias Book Talk Series from Social Justice Books [Introduction + 6 videos]
Designed with parents in mind, episodes run under ten minutes and each one walks viewers through a synopsis of the book, relevant resources, and four to five key points from an anti-bias, critical literacy lens. Freedom Reads is appropriate for parents, caregivers, and educators who may be early in their anti-bias, anti-racist journey (i.e. those wondering why Criner Brown shares her pronouns in her introduction) and those who are already avid learners.
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