Elon James White

Elon James White

 New York City, New York, USA
BandComedy

Elon James White is a Brooklyn-based comedian, writer and host of the popular web series This Week in Blackness, a satirical look at race, politics, and pop-culture in a so-called “post-racial” America. White has been a featured commentator on VH1's Black to the Future and The Great Debate.

Biography

Comedian and Host of This Week in Blackness
Elon James White is a Brooklyn-based comedian, writer and host of the popular web series This Week in Blackness, a satirical look at race, politics and pop-culture in a so-called “post-racial” America. White has been a featured commentator on VH1's Black to the Future and The Great Debate. His commentary on race and politics has been featured on The Huffington Post, Alternet, and The Root.

Praised as "the perfect comedian for the Obama era, talking race while exploding racial stereotypes" by Dr. Harris-Lacewell of Princeton on Politco.com and as "precise, thought provoking and hilarious" by Daily Show co-creator Lizz Winstead, White continues to win accolades from critics, academia, and audiences alike.

Elon James White has been featured in the New York Observer, New York Post, Gothamist, Newsweek, and Gawker and has appeared on ComedyCentral.com and Sirius Satellite Radio. White’s live stand up appearances include the DC Comedy Festival, the NY Underground Festival, and New York University. He is currently developing his one man show, A Terrible Setback, and is bringing This Week in Blackness to larger audiences via his rampant Twitter addiction.