Elon James White is a Brooklyn-based comedian, writer and creator of the award-winning web series This Week in Blackness; a satirical look at race, politics and pop-culture in a so-called “post-racial” America. White has been a featured commentator on VH1’s Black to the Future & The Great Debate. His commentary on race and politics has been featured on The Huffington Post, Alternet and The Root. Praised as “The perfect comedian for the Obama era, talking race while exploding racial stereotypes” by Dr. Harris-Lacewell of Princeton on Politco.com and as “Precise, thought provoking and hilarious” by Daily Show Co-Creator Lizz Winstead, White continues to win accolades from critics, academia and audiences alike. He was the recent recipient of four 2009 Black Weblog Awards, including Best Humor Blog, Best MicroBlog (Twitter), Best Video Blog and Blog of the Year. Elon has been featured in The NY Observer, NY Post, Gothamist, Newsweek and Gawker and has appeared on ComedyCentral.com and Sirius Satellite Radio. White’s live stand up appearances include the DC Comedy Festival, the NY Underground Festival, University of Washington, Duke University and New York University.
The Brooklyn Comedy Company is proud to present “The Post-Racial Show.” Elon James White teaches us the power of being “Post-Racial” featuring comedians Kevin Avery, W. Kamau Bell, and a very special guest!
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