The Kennedy Center


The New Negroes with Baron Vaughn & Open Mike Eagle

Saturday, July 21, 2018 6:00 PM

District of Comedy Festival

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“New Negro” is a term popularized during the Harlem Renaissance to imply an outspoken intellectual departure from long-standing racist ideology and institutions. Imagine if you will a world where alternative comedians are black and black comedians do alternative comedy. Have you fallen down a rabbit hole entering a world of mayhem and absurdity? No. You’ve just found yourself in an era when black people are actively redefining “black people.” So sit back and enjoy while we welcome the New Negroes.

This program contains mature themes and strong language. It will not be streamed live or archived.
Free general admission tickets will be distributed in the Atrium lobby starting at approximately 5:00 p.m., up to two tickets per person.
Presented as part of the District of Comedy Festival