Responses to Larry Wilmore’s Remarks

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Here are the results of a Google search. You can, of course, click on any of the links, but just surveying the headings will give you a fairly good sense that Larry Wilmore did push the envelope on creating discomfort:

Larry Wilmore Savages Media, Ignites Reporter Controversy During White House Correspondents Dinner Skewering

Deadline ­ 15 hours ago

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Twitter Is Exploding After Larry Wilmore’s White House … ­  Attn

www.attn.com/…/twitter­response­to­larry­wilmore­using­n­word­at­whc…

13 hours ago ­ Twitter responded to comedian Larry Wilmore calling President Obama the n­word at the White House CorrespondentsDinner on Saturday.

Larry Wilmore’s Correspondents’ Dinner Roast Was All  …

https://www.romper.com/…/larry­wilmorecorrespondents­dinner­roast­…

16 hours ago ­ Larry Wilmore’s CorrespondentsDinner Roast Was All About ‘Speaking Truth To Power’ … Probably not the response Wilmore…

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About martinkich

I am a Professor of English at Wright State University's Lake Campus, where I have been a faculty member for more than 25 years. I have now served multiple terms as the President of the WSU chapter of AAUP, which now includes all full-time instructional faculty, and as the Vice-President of the Ohio Conference of AAUP. I have also served several terms as an at-large member of the Executive Committee of AAUP's Collective Bargaining Congress. In addition to serving as co-editor of the Academe blog, I am also a member of the editorial board of Academe and have been a guest editor for an issue of the magazine on collective bargaining strategies. As co-chair of the Ohio Conference's Communication Committee, I began to do much more overtly political writing during the campaign to repeal Ohio's Senate Bill 5, which would have eliminated the right of faculty to be unionized. I have sustained that activism, and at the risk of stating the obvious, I have very much enjoyed contributing to the Academe Blog and to our chapter blog. I also maintain several other blogs to which I have re-posted, by topic, my posts to the Academe blog, as well as some other items.

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