Meet Zari, Sesame Street’s New Afghan Addition

April 9, 2016

On Thursday, Sesame Street’s creative team unveiled their newest addition to the muppet team: Zari, a hijab-wearing feminist from Afghanistan. While she won’t be featuring in the New York-neighborhood lineup of the show, Zari will be gracing screens in Afghanistan for the fifth season of Baghch-e-Simsim, the local co-production of Sesame Street. Introducing…Zari! Our new friend … Read More