'Whoopi' Takes on Race with Humor Comedian Whoopi Goldberg is known for her blunt take on race issues, and her new sitcom, Whoopi -- which premieres Tuesday -- is no exception. The show features British-Iranian actor Omid Djalili, who makes comic hay out of everything from ethnic profiling to bombs -- dicey topics in the post-Sept. 11 era. NPR's Neda Ulaby speaks with Djalili.
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'Whoopi' Takes on Race with Humor

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'Whoopi' Takes on Race with Humor

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Comedian Whoopi Goldberg is known for her blunt take on race issues, and her new sitcom, Whoopi — which premieres Tuesday — is no exception. The show features British-Iranian actor Omid Djalili, who makes comic hay out of everything from ethnic profiling to bombs — dicey topics in the post-Sept. 11 era. NPR's Neda Ulaby speaks with Djalili.