Sesame Place to conduct bias training after performer allegedly ignores Black children

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Sesame Place will conduct bias training for employees after a viral video appeared to show a performer snubbing two Black children during a parade.

In a video that went viral on social media, two Black children are seen at Philadelphia's Sesame Place park reaching out toward a Rosita mascot, only for the performer to shake their head, gesture "no," and continue walking. The mother, who shared the video on Instagram, alleged the performer "proceeded to hug the little white girl next to us."

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