Of Dave Chappelle, Comedy, and Tomahawk Chops

Reflections on intent, impact, and moving forward

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I hadn’t intended to write about Dave Chappelle.

Plenty of others have addressed his latest Netflix special, and I didn’t think I had much to add. Then I decided I did.

And so I will, confident that what I have to say will satisfy no one.

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Anti-racism educator and author of 9 books, including White Like Me and, most recently, Dispatches from the Race War (City Lights, December 2020)

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Tim Wise

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Anti-racism educator and author of 9 books, including White Like Me and, most recently, Dispatches from the Race War (City Lights, December 2020)

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