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AP Exclusive: 'Sesame Street' debuts Asian American muppet

What's in a name? Well, for Ji-Young, the newest muppet resident of “Sesame Street,” her name is a sign she was meant to live there. “So, in Korean traditionally the two syllables they each mean something different and Ji means, like, smart or wise.
21 days ago|New York, United States

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AP Exclusive: 'Sesame Street' debuts Asian American muppet

At only 7 years old, Ji-Young is making history as the first Asian American muppet in the “Sesame Street” canon. She is Korean American and has two passions: rocking out on her electric guitar and skateboarding. The children's TV program, which first aired 52 years ago this month, gave The Associated Press a first look at its adorable new occupant.

21 days ago|Los Angeles, United States
The Guardian
The GuardianL

Sesame Street debuts first Asian American muppet as show ‘meets the moment’

The landmark children’s television program introduces Ji-Young, its first Korean American puppet, inspired by a desire to counteract race hateWhat’s in a name? For Ji-Young, the newest muppet resident of Sesame Street, her name is a sign that she was meant to live there.“So, in Korean traditionally the two syllables they each mean something different and Ji means, like, smart or wise. And Young means, like, brave or courageous and strong,” Ji-Yo…

21 days ago|London, United Kingdom
CBC News
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Sesame Street debuts Ji-Young, first Asian American muppet

At only seven years old, Ji-Young is making history as the first Asian American muppet in the Sesame Street canon. She is Korean American and has two passions: rocking out on her electric guitar and skateboarding.

20 days ago|Canada
News18 India
News18 India

Meet Ji-Young, the First Asian American Muppet Resident of Sesame Street

Ji-Young’s existence is the culmination of a lot of discussions after the events of 2020 — George Floyd’s death and anti-Asian hate incidents.

21 days ago|India
CBS Local
CBS LocalL

'Sesame Street' Introducing New Korean-American Character

"Sesame Street" is getting a new best friend.

21 days ago|United States
USA Today
USA TodayL

'Sesame Street' debuts Asian American muppet

Ji-Young is making history as the first Asian American muppet in the "Sesame Street" canon. The Korean American has two passions: rocking out on her guitar and skateboarding. Her appearance comes after the rise in anti-Asian hate last year. (Nov. 15)

20 days ago|United States
The Independent
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Sesame Street debuts first Asian American character amid backdrop of hate crime

Ji-Young will become the newest resident in the show’s upcoming Thanksgiving Day special

21 days ago|London, United Kingdom
CNN
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'Sesame Street' introducing new Korean-American character

"See Us Coming Together: A Sesame Street Special" will debut on Thanksgiving Day and feature Ji-Young, a 7-year-old Korean American character.

20 days ago|Atlanta, United States
abc News
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AP Exclusive: 'Sesame Street' debuts Asian American muppet

At only 7 years old, Ji-Young is making history as the first Asian American muppet in the “Sesame Street” canon

21 days ago|United States
Independent.ie
Independent.ieR

Sesame Street introduces first Asian American puppet

US children's TV show Sesame Street is introducing its first Asian American puppet.

21 days ago|Ireland
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