Wednesday watch: I Am – Somebody

This week’s pick is a reminder why I was lucky to grow up watching Sesame Street. It features Jesse Jackson leading a group of kids in a call-and-response poem “I Am – Somebody.” As Jason Kottke points out, it makes it feel particular sad that a show that was designed to reach low-income kids has moved over to HBO.



Author: Rebecca Griffin

I am a passionate advocate for progressive causes with over a decade of experience organizing for social change. That organizing experience informs the way I look at the world and the challenges we face in working toward social justice. I started Of Means and Ends to write about social issues I care about and share my thoughts on how we organize in a smart, strategic way. Please visit and join the conversation.

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