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Ji-Young, the first Asian American muppet

Sesame Street Introduces First-Ever Asian American Character, Ji-Young

As part of its continuing quest to create a diverse and inclusive environment for children, beloved PBS franchise Sesame Street introduced its first Black family (father and son Wes and Elijah Walker) earlier this year. And now, Sesame Street will soon be even more diverse and inclusive with the introduction…

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Music Icon Prince Could Soon Be Honored With Posthumous Congressional Gold Medal

He changed music history and was the soundtrack for countless people’s lives, and now music legend Prince could soon be awarded a posthumous Congressional Gold Medal by the U.S. government. Mark Kennedy of the Associated Press has reported that “Minnesota’s Congressional delegation on Monday, Oct. 25, introduced a resolution to…

Rolling Stones Officially Retire Classic —Yet Controversial — Rock Song ‘Brown Sugar’ That Includes Lyrics About Slavery

“Brown sugar” appears to no longer “taste so good” for U.K. rock band the Rolling Stones. The New York Post’s Jesse O’Neill reported that the group has “retired one of their most popular rock songs due to lyrics that depict the horrors of slavery.” According to O’Neill, “the Stones have…

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Video Game Company Behind ‘Call of Duty’ and ‘Candy Crush’ To Pay $18-Million Settlement in Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Case

Video game giant Activision Blizzard has announced that it will agree to pay an $18-million settlement to end a sexual harassment and discrimination lawsuit recently brought against the company by the U.S. government. CNN’s Rishi Iyengar reported that on Sept. 27, “the gaming company, which owns hugely popular titles such…