First Lady Jill Biden will join Sesame Street and the United Services Automobile Association (USAA) to lecture U.S. military families about race — despite the fact that the U.S. military is more diverse than the rest of the federal government and the American population in general.
The Hill reported Monday:
First lady Jill Biden is partnering with “Sesame Street” and the United Services Automobile Association (USAA) to help military families discuss race with their children.
In a joint statement, “Sesame Street” and the USAA shared their joint partnership by releasing a new collection of resources for military families on the discussion of race and diversity.
These new resources will be a part of “Sesame Street’s” Coming Together initiative for racial literacy [sic].
The military is one of the most diverse institutions in American society. Minorities made up 43% of active duty service members in 2017 — up from 36% in 2004 —