August 28, 2012 | Profiles
Larry Wilmore on Race, Religion and Sex in Utah
You may know Larry Wilmore from his role as the Senior Black Correspondent on Comedy Central’s The Daily Show, and if you do, you’re probably familiar with his insightful satire that lays bare America’s difficult dealings with race. Wilmore was in Salt Lake City recently, and he put together a television program that examined—with equal parts intelligence and humor—race, religion and sex in the Beehive State. Tuesday, Wilmore will talk with Doug about his “passionate centrist” point of view, and why race, religion and sex are vital in choosing America’s next leader.
- Larry Wilmore is a writer, an actor, a stand-up comedian and a television producer. He has written for shows such as In Living Color,The Fresh Prince of Bel Air and The Jamie Foxx Show. He co-created the animated show The PJs with Eddie Murphy and the critically acclaimed and award-winning "The Bernie Mac Show." He served a consulting producer on NBCs The Office and even appeared in a couple episodes. He is the Senior Black Correspondent on Comedy Central's The Daily Show. He has been nominated and received numerous awards including an Emmy, a Peabody, Humanitas, TV Critics and NAACP Image Award.