72nd Peabody Winners – DL Hughley The Endangered List

Comedian DL Hughley wants to have “the black man” put on the Endangered Species List. What seems at first a preposterous notion becomes less so when the comedy is supported with numbers and interviews. One in three black men will go to prison during their lifetime. Black families lost 53% of their net wealth during the Great Recession. Young black men are murdered at 46 times the rate of young white men.

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