When it comes to comedy, subjects that were unacceptable for mainstream America were the norm in small Black clubs. Comedians such as Redd Foxx, Dick Gregory, Richard Pryor and Moms Mabley were popular first in clubs on the “Chitlin’ Circuit” in urban hubs. Subject-matter material in these clubs frequently included jokes about race relations, women… The post A conversation with Luenell: When does Black comedy become hurtful? appeared first on Rolling Out.
Acerbic comedian D.L. Hughley offered up his filter-free opinion on the Bill Cosby sex scandal, recent trial and what he thinks will be the legendary comedian’s fate. During an appearance on Andy Cohen’s “Watch What Happens Live,” the married father of three predicts Cosby, 81, will actually have to serve time in prison, something that… The post Comedian D.L. Hughley recalls Bill Cosby confrontation appeared first on Rolling Out.