Sesame Place Under Fire For Snubbing Two Black Girls in Viral Video

A now-viral video shows a Sesame Place park employee dressed as Rosita from Sesame Street dismissing two Black girls during a parade.

Sesame Place is being criticized after a now-viral video shows two Black girls being rejected by a park employee dressed as Rosita from long-running children series Sesame Street. In the clip from Sunday (July 17), Rosita is seen high-fiving two white parkgoers, before shaking her head “no” and walking away from two Black girls during a parade. After being dismissed by Rosita, the two girls appear confused and disheartened.

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