Jessica Williams Has Advice For Black Teens: Never Leave The House

Last night, Daily Show correspondent Jessica Williams reflected on how, in light of the Michael Dunn verdict, black teens can protect themselves from getting shot to death by scared white guys — don't leave your house, have friends, or listen to music. This rant is so good, Williams ended it with a mic drop. As well… » 2/19/14 4:15pm 2/19/14 4:15pm

'Feeling Black All the Time' Stresses Jessica Williams Out

In light of all the hubbub and hullabaloo around the addition three black women to SNL — two writers and one cast member — folks have been reaching out to The Daily Show's fantastic Jessica Williams to get her thoughts on her life and career as a black women in comedy. And, per usual, Williams' two cents are solid… » 1/09/14 5:15pm 1/09/14 5:15pm

Idiot Wants to Abolish Food Stamps Because No One Is THAT Hungry

Have you ever met a person who says something so backwards that you have to double check to make sure they even knew what they said? Meet Forbes columnist John Tamny, who told Jessica Williams of The Daily Show that he'd abolish food stamps and create something like food stamps all in the same interview. » 12/18/13 4:45pm 12/18/13 4:45pm

Jon Stewart's Megyn Kelly Takedown Is So, So Good

Fox News sure is determined to fight this War on Christmas, huh? Currently on the front lines, we have Gretchen Carlson who is just furious about a Festivus pole that's on display at the Florida State Capitol (as someone whose non-religious family never really celebrated Christmas when I was growing up, I am thrilled… » 12/13/13 11:30am 12/13/13 11:30am

The Daily Show's Guide to Shopping While Black Is Priceless

It's been a big month in racial profiling news. Trayon Christian, a 19-year-old African American man, was arrested after purchasing an expensive belt with his own debit card at Barneys. Shortly thereafter, a young black woman who also dared to shop at Barneys was stopped by police after purchasing a purse. Next, Macy's … » 11/22/13 7:45pm 11/22/13 7:45pm

OITNB Actress To Be Girls' First Black Female Character

Girls has attracted a lot of criticism for the overwhelming whiteness of its cast; at first, Lena Dunham's response was to say that she feared she couldn't accurately speak to the existence of women of color. » 9/16/13 2:20pm 9/16/13 2:20pm