The Lenny Bruce of our era has had his platform taken away after 1.5 years.
People of color get a few tries and if they fail, whether the reasons are inside or out of their control, they and EVERY person of color must suffer. Every person of color is shut out of an opportunity because a few pioneers couldn't wade in a white industry designed for the success of white applicants.
"I didn’t know there was a possibility that we’d only have four shows left."
Until the gatekeepers are as diverse as the audiences they are seeking to serve, racism will continue to be a problem for
The problem isn't that Wilmore is black. The problem is that Wilmore is not Stephen Colbert. Just as the problem for Trevor Noah, who hosts The Daily Show on Comedy Central at 11 p.m. ET, is that he's not the guy who preceded him, Jon Stewart.
The network said the show didn't "resonate" with audiences.