How to address racism in our country: Experts say start with teaching your children

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RALEIGH, NC (WTVD) — If what’s going on in America has gotten your attention and you’ve decided that you want to help address the problem of racism in our country, experts say to start at home and start with your kids.

“It’s important to have the conversation about racism,” said Raleigh therapist Freddy Perkins who added, “I think there was an interesting Sesame Street segment between Elmo and his father.”

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That segment was part of a racism special put together by CNN and Sesame Street.

In it, Elmo asks his dad why people are in the streets and his dad explains they are protesting racism.

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