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Best moments from CNN and Sesame Street’s town hall on racism for kids and parents

Best moments from CNN and Sesame Street’s town hall on racism for kids and parents

CNN partnered with “Sesame Street” for a special town hall about racism, giving both kids and parents an opportunity to explore the current moment the nation is living through and to understand how these issues affect people. “Coming Together: Standing Up To Racism” aired Saturday morning and left no stone unturned — discussing everything from…MORE

What’s in a name? California restaurant agrees to a change amid national unrest

What’s in a name? California restaurant agrees to a change amid national unrest

Sixty-three years ago, a pancake house opened in California that spawned a nationwide restaurant chain. Now, it’s the only one left — and it’s changing its name to meet the changing times amid the country’s demonstrations against racism and police brutality. Sambo’s in Santa Barbara will remain in business but under a new, undetermined name,…MORE

The pain and possibility of thwarted gay pride celebrations

The mood of the coronavirus pandemic is the precise opposite of the mood of a Pride celebration. The former is defined by monotony, isolation, and anxiety; the latter by movement, touch, and joy. These dueling atmospheres make the fact that the pandemic has largely thwarted Pride — exactly five decades after activists assembled New York…MORE