The Charles H. Wright Museum: Why We Laugh - Black Comedians on Black Comedy

Free discussion, comedy performance and book signing by experts on black and female comedy
By: Charles H. Wright Museum
DETROIT - April 17, 2014 - PRLog -- BET’s Comic View Writer and black comedy expert Darryl Littleton and wife Tuezdae Littleton will provide an entertaining and enlightening look at the history of African Americans and women in entertainment. The program will include a screening of the documentary Why We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black Comedy, directed by Robert Townsend and based off of Darryl’s book, a comedic performance and discussion.

The Littleton’s will be signing their books following the program.

This free program takes place Friday, April 25th 2014 from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History located at 315 East Warren Avenue in Detroit.

About the Authors

Darryl starred on the WB sitcom The Parent Hood, has appeared on HBO’s Def Comedy Jam, and is the first African American on the advisory board of the Comedy Hall of Fame. He is the author of the book Black Comedians on Black Comedy.

Tuezdae Littleton is a stand-up comedienne and comedy-writer. Her writing skills and comedic talent landed her exclusive writing on Loni Love’s Comedy Central special and a recurring role on Rob Lowe’s The Lyon’s Den. She also had cameos both in Steve Carell’s Evan Almighty and Eddie Murphy’s Norbit. She is the author of the book Comediennes: Laugh be a Lady

About the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History

Founded in 1965 and located at 315 East Warren Avenue in Midtown Detroit’s Cultural Center, The Wright Museum is the world's largest institution dedicated to the African American experience. For more information, please visit (

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