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Dave Chappelle During the Trump Years

Justin and Micah discuss Chappelle’s influence and leadership in a politically divisive time

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Justin Charity and Micah Peters discuss the role that comedian Dave Chappelle has found himself in as our society looks to him for guidance through his political and racial commentary. They examine his role as a Black comedian in moments such as Donald Trump’s election, the George Floyd protests, and Joe Biden’s victory last week (1:00) while further discussing the expectations his audience has (16:20) and whether or not he remains up to the task (29:10).

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