A Black household has declined the invite to return to the Sesame Avenue-themed amusement park the place their youngsters had been snubbed by a costumed character.
In keeping with TMZ, the 2 Black women who went viral after being seemingly ignored by Rosita, a mascot at Sesame Place Philadelphia, are nonetheless reeling from the incident.
The Brown household employed legal professional B’Ivory Lamarr after the costumed worker shook her head “no” at their youngsters and seemingly declined to hug them, per the video extensively shared on social media.
Sooner or later, SeaWorld executives reportedly supplied the household an invite to revisit Sesame Place, which the Browns declined to just accept as a result of the youngsters are nonetheless “traumatized” from the alleged racist interplay.
In gentle of the widespread backlash and discrimination allegations, the theme park rolled out new bias coaching for his or her staff and a complete racial fairness evaluation.
Nevertheless, Lamarr instructed TMZ that Sesame Place has but to tell the household of any disciplinary motion in opposition to the worker within the Rosita swimsuit.
In keeping with the lawyer, the Brown household, SeaWorld execs, and Rainbow PUSH Coalition leaders mentioned the incident earlier this week in a gathering labeled as a “mediation.”
Lamarr mentioned he plans to proceed to pursue each authorized choice out there to the Browns, per TMZ.
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