Host Larry Wilmore on The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore.

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Listen to Episode 761 of Slate’s The Gist:


Last August, Larry Wilmore’s talk show was canceled. The Nightly Show focused on issues like equality, activism, and how racism subtly wormed its way into American life. In hindsight, it feels ahead of its time. Wilmore is out with a new podcast, Black on the Air.

In the Spiel: Sometimes democracy sucks.

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