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    Jerrod Carmichael Goes Dark to Shed Light on Discrimination

    Racism is no joke. This 28-year-old Black comedian burst onto the scene with cringe-worthy gags, including one that stomps on Trayvon Martin’s memory, and punch lines that force audiences to confront their own complacency with racial stereotypes and class divisions. With his hit NBC sitcom, The Carmichael Show, returning for a second season, and fans like All in the Family creator Norman Lear and breakout roles in films like Neighbors, Carmichael’s attempt to shake us out of our comfort zones is headed right for the mainstream.

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