Larry Wilmore Research Paper

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Saturday night, Larry Wilmore proved exactly why he was a great choice to host President Barack Obama’s final White House Correspondents’ Dinner. President Obama, as usual, was a hard act to follow. Wilmore began by welcoming the guests. Then, he roasted Lester Holt, Brian Williams and Wolf Blitzer. Wilmore did not hold back on Obama either, remarking that it makes sense that he was hanging out with Golden State Warriors star Steph Curry recently “because both of you like raining down bombs on people from long distances.” Wilmore commented on Obama’s aging appearance, “Your hair is so white, it tried to punch me at a Trump rally.” . “The president’s hair is so white it keeps saying ‘All Lives Matter.’”
Wilmore said that MSNBC “actually now stands for ‘missing a significant number of black correspondents.’” after letting go of Melissa Harris Perry and canceling Joy Reid’s show. “They put Chris Hayes on probation because they thought he was related to Isaac Hayes,” Wilmore joked. “MSNBC got rid of so many black people I thought Boko Haram was running the network.” He also gave a shout-out to some of “America’s finest black journalists” in the house.
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Mass violence”. Wilmore did a great job, and at the end he decided to turn serious for a moment. “All jokes aside, let me just say how much it means for me to be here tonight,” he said. “I’ve always joked that I voted for the president because he’s black.”
“But behind that joke is the humble appreciation for the historical implications for what your presidency means,” Wilmore added. “When I was a kid, I lived in a country where people couldn’t accept a black quarterback. Now think about that. A black man was thought by his mere color not good enough to lead a football team. And now to live in your time, Mr. President, when a black man can lead the entire free

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