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This Week in Blackness: The March You should've heard about...

0 Comments | Posted March 13, 2012 | 2:14 PM

Last week I had the opportunity to cover the #SELMA2012 march. I found it interesting that so many people I spoke to were completely unaware of the historic retread of the Selma to Montgomery march of 1965. Outside of a small select group of media outlets, the march went...

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ACLU & Elon James White: Just Say NO to the War On Drugs

0 Comments | Posted July 1, 2011 | 12:50 PM

Comedian Elon James White takes on America's failed forty-year war on drugs. If you want to help stop the stupid war on drugs, click here.

Become a member of the ACLU and join the fight for a reasonable drug policy in America.

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This Week in Blackness

0 Comments | Posted February 10, 2011 | 12:26 PM

In the latest installment of the award winning web series "This Week in Blackness" host Elon James White jumps into Season 4 discussing Tyler Perry, Michele Bachmann, Glenn Beck, Rick Santorum and the concept of "Womb Lynching."

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This Week in Blackness: A National Conversation on Race

0 Comments | Posted August 4, 2010 | 7:07 PM

The Summer of 2010 seems to be more angst filled than the Summer of 2009! With the country's racial tension at modern day high, The Brooklyn Comedy Company proudly presents the 6th installment of season 3 of This Week in Blackness. Host Elon James White talks about whats lead to...

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Post-Racial America: Gizmodo.com

0 Comments | Posted July 19, 2010 | 4:33 PM

Recently I found myself a bit surprised when I saw a tweet that linked to an article on the popular tech site Gizmodo titled "Why I Stalk a Sexy Black Woman on Twitter (And Why You Should, Too)." As a Negro 1 my stomach immediately sank. I hadn't...

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Another Message From the Average Black Person

0 Comments | Posted April 27, 2010 | 1:07 PM

Greetings. My name is Elon James White...and I'm still the Average Black Person.

Not a lot has changed since the last time I got all average and Black on your asses. I'm still average. I'm still Black. Even with all of the rigmarole that...

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We Brunch Hard - The Official Music Video About Brunching Hard

0 Comments | Posted February 18, 2010 | 1:53 PM

What started out as a harmless Twitter hashtag has now become a movement on the web. The Brooklyn Comedy Company proudly presents the brand new anthem for brunching in 2010. "We Brunch Hard." featuring comedian Elon James White takes the Brunching game to a new level. Are you...

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This Week in Blackness: Obama's USA Still Can't Talk About Race

0 Comments | Posted January 24, 2010 | 10:44 PM

After MSNBC's "Obama's America" aired, ripples were felt through out the Black community. Not the "Love & hope" type ripples, but more like "What the heck was that nonsense?" type-ripples. The Brooklyn Comedy Company proudly presents the 4th installment of "This Week in Blackness.: Season 3" Host Elon James White...

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This Week In Blackness: Obama Is the Worst. President. Ever.

0 Comments | Posted October 11, 2009 | 9:03 AM

The Brooklyn Comedy Company is proud to present the Award Winning Web Series "This Week in Blackness" hosted by Elon James White. After hearing all of the issues with the current POTUS, TWiB! wanted to go on record acknowledging that Obama is the Worst. President. Ever.

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Echoes of Gates' Arrest in Brooklyn?

0 Comments | Posted July 27, 2009 | 11:26 PM

"Shem Walker? Who the heck is Shem Walker?"

That was the response a friend had when I brought up the name of the recently murdered Brooklynite. I will admit that I would have LOVED to stand on my higher-than-thou step stool and wag my finger at him; I'd love to...

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This Week in Blackness: "2009 is the New 1952"

0 Comments | Posted July 20, 2009 | 9:52 PM

The Brooklyn Comedy Company is proud to present the critically acclaimed Web series "This Week in Blackness" on the Huffington Post. In this episode, I discuss the past few weeks in "Post Racial America." Man, is it POST RACIAL and stuff.


WATCH:

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Why You so Black?

0 Comments | Posted July 17, 2009 | 3:42 PM

I started performing stand-up comedy around 2004. I had been working in corporate America for a few years and I hated everything about it. I didn't hate it because it was soooo racist (I worked in what was affectionately referred to as the "I.T. Ghetto" at a primarily black company...

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This Week in Blackness: Black Kids Shouldn't Be at Your Pool

0 Comments | Posted July 8, 2009 | 8:56 PM

The Brooklyn Comedy Company is proud to present this special "Quickie" of the critically acclaimed web series "This Week in Blackness" on the Huffington Post. Host Elon James White wants to draw attention to an incident highlighted on NBCPhiladelphia.com concerning the dismissal of 60 Black children from...

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TWiB!: This Week in White People F'ing Up Hard

0 Comments | Posted July 6, 2009 | 12:11 PM

The Brooklyn Comedy Company is proud to present the Season 2 - Episode 3 of the critically acclaimed web series "This Week in Blackness" on the Huffington Post. Host Elon James White discusses Sarah Palin's sudden departure from politics and a possible new Black charismatic GOP Presidential hopeful.

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This Week in Blackness: BET Doesn't Care About Black People

0 Comments | Posted July 2, 2009 | 10:29 AM

The Brooklyn Comedy Company is proud to present the Season 2 - Episode 2 of the critically acclaimed web series "This Week in Blackness" on the Huffington Post. After the death of Michael Jackson, BET tried to help console the world and especially Black People about the his death....

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A Message from the Average Black Person

0 Comments | Posted June 24, 2009 | 3:44 PM

To Whom It May Concern:

Greetings. My name is Elon James White. I'm Black.

I write this letter on behalf of a lot of people that fall into the category of Average Black People. (Yes, I capitalize it, as if it were a title.) I do not claim to represent...

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Thats What's Wrong with Black People

0 Comments | Posted June 11, 2009 | 6:29 PM

If you happen to have perused the latest Rolling Stone you might have come across an interesting comment by celebrated Black academic Dr. Cornell West:

That's not my calling. Yeah, brother, you find me in a crack house before you find me in the White House. I'll go into...

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This Week in Blackness

0 Comments | Posted April 6, 2009 | 7:47 PM

The Brooklyn Comedy Company is proud to present the Season 2 premiere of the critically acclaimed web series "This Week in Blackness" on the Huffington Post. With this episode, we try to catch up with all the blackness that seems to have past while we were on break.

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This Week in Blackness Ep# 14 - Kwanzaa, Communion and Keyes

0 Comments | Posted December 22, 2008 | 9:01 AM

The Brooklyn Comedy Company is proud to present its 14th installment of the critically acclaimed web series "This Week in Blackness" on the Huffington Post. With this episode, Comedian Elon James White presents part 1 of his 4 part year in review.

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This Week in Blackness Episode 13 -- Black, Black, Blackity, Black.

0 Comments | Posted November 13, 2008 | 12:58 PM

The Brooklyn Comedy Company is proud to present its 13th installment of the web series "This Week in Blackness" on the Huffington Post. With this episode, Comedian Elon James White talks about the wide spread notion of eliminating color when it comes to President-Elect Obama. Lets just say,...

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