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Sesame Place Says It Will Take New Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Training After Viral Video Draws Criticism

Emily Rizzo
Jamal Johnson and protestors garnering attention of people entering Sesame Place.

Sesame Place has announced new steps to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace... This, as the family theme park is facing backlash after multiple videos alleging racial discrimination by characters went viral online. WHYY’s Cory Sharber has more.

(Original air-date: 8/11/22)

Cory Sharber is a general assignment reporter at WHYY. Prior to his stint in Philadelphia, he spent four years between WVXU in Cincinnati and WKMS in Murray, Kentucky.