Sesame Street’s Harmony, Lessons and Black Music History
March 24, 2024

Sesame Street’s Harmony, Lessons and Black Music History

Jay RayJay RayCo-Host

DJ Sir Daniel and Jay Ray dive into the rich tapestry of Black music history through the lens of the iconic children's show, Sesame Street. This episode centers Sesame Street's global influence on children's growth, development, and empowerment. Amid discussing the current concerns about online safety they explore how Sesame Street, with its roots deeply embedded in the Black community, has been a vehicle for teaching important life lessons through music and representation. The discussion includes fascinating facts about the show's beginnings, its inspirations from Harlem, and its unspoken curriculum aimed at showing positive depictions of Black folks. The episode also addresses the critical role of music in cognitive development and learning, advocating for the importance of music in educational settings. Finally, the hosts engage with their audience, sharing personal anecdotes and reflections on Sesame Street's impact on their lives and the broader lessons adults can relearn from the show.

Topics: #SesameStreet #BlackHistory #QueuePoints #MusicDiscussion #BlackPodcasters #BlackMusic #MusicPodcast

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Opening Theme: Music by Danya Vodovoz


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