Emotional Olympic commercial tackles bias in sport

The latest “Thank You, Mom” commercial has been playing a lot during the Olympics. And for good reasons. The impact of the commercial comes from its powerful imagery of what happens when kids face biases and the way it captures the power of a mother’s love in helping her child overcome those biases.

Be warned: the hopeful lyrics and emotional arrangement of the song “Ooh child (Things are Gonna Get Easier)” might bring tears to your eyes. It will certainly stick with you for a while.

Watch it below and “imagine if the world could see what a mom sees” in her own child.

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