Comedy and Race in America Talking about racial relations in America can often be a minefield of misunderstanding. But for comedians, it can be a gold mine -- an endless source of great material. In the final report of a three-part series, host Michele Norris talks with "King of Comedy" Bernie Mac. Hear an extended version of the interview, and learn more about the series.
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Talking about racial relations in America can often be a minefield of misunderstanding. But for comedians, it can be a gold mine — an endless source of great material. In the final report of a three-part series, host Michele Norris talks with "King of Comedy" Bernie Mac. Hear an extended version of the interview, and learn more about the series.

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