We remember her fondly from her 1972 appearance on Sesame Street where she sang "To Be Young, Gifted and Black" to four little children on a studio-built stoop.

In an effort to destigmatize autism, a neurodevelopment disorder that affects 1 in 68 children, "Sesame Street" executives have introduced Julia the Muppet.


Taraji P. Henson finally graced the famed stage of Saturday Night Live on April 11. Or, as she called it, the moment that: “proves after 20 years in show business, white people finally know who I am!” Henson is always a delight to watch. And she does have a great, dry comedic effect when exercising her […]

Sesame Street is putting our a new initiative called, “Little Children, Big Challenges” that provides children with a way to cope with having parents in jail. It includes videos, a downloadable book, activities and tips for parents and caregivers. “What is carceration and why is your dad in it?” One of the adorably colorful characters […]

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotamayor stopped by Sesame Street recently to coach Abby Cadabby on choosing a career. Abby was adamant about being a career princess, but Sotamayor let her know being a princess was not a career. “Remember, a career is a job that you train and prepare for and that you plan to […]

Remember late last year when Sesame Street debuted their “I Love My Hair” song? Muppets of color were seen singing about embracing their afros, braids and curls. 25 Reasons We Love “A Different World” 47 Things You Didn’t Know About Michelle Obama The writer of the song, Joey Mazzarino, was inspired by his now 5-year-old […]

Willow Smith and Sesame Streets have joined forces, creating the ultimate hair-loving anthem! The last few days at HelloBeautiful (as well as all over the internet) have been about self-love, especially when it comes to one’s hair. Women and children of color alike have been encouraged to take pride in their locks. First, Sesame Street […]

We recently came across this video and had to share with our readers. The song ” I Love My Hair”encourages us and hopefully future generations to love the hair on their head. Take a look: Willow Smith On The Set Of “Whip My Hair” [PHOTOS] Rihanna Gets New Hair For Paris Fashion Week [PHOTOS] How […]