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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
Larry Wilmore's Departure Leaves Late-Night A Little Whiter, But The Real Problem Was The Dark Shadow
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 host also addressed pundits who claim "all lives matter."
The last thing Obama's final roasting didn't need to end on is associating him with the n-word - even as an act of thanks and brotherly love.
There's a HUGE difference between -er and -a.
"If 'Lemonade' was about you, Piers Morgan, it would have been called Metamucil."
"I'm Bernie 'Brooklyn-born' Sanders and ... I have New York values."
"Let me 'white-splain' this to you."