For more than a half-century, Sesame Street has addressed and explained diversity, equity, and inclusion around the globe by using the universal tools of music, empathy and celebrity. Sesame Street: 50 Years of Sunny Days reflects upon the efforts that have earned the show respect and qualification around the globe. The special also chronicles the creation and introduction of a Black family of Sesame Street Muppets, Wes and Elijah Walker, a father-and-son duo who are at the heart of Sesame Workshop’s new racial justice initiative Coming Together.
- Year: 2021
- Country: United States of America
- Genre: Family, Documentary, TV Movie
- Studio: Sesame Workshop, Time, ABC Studios
- Keyword: racial discrimination, puppets, tv special
- Director: Rebecca Gitlitz
- Cast: Whoopi Goldberg, Anthony Fauci, W. Kamau Bell, Gloria Estefan, Christopher Jackson, Lucy Liu