"RaceHarmony.com: It's Black, It's White, It's Funny"


Mar
14
2013

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  • Host Department: Theme Semester
  • Date: 03/14/2013
  • Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

  • Location: University of Michigan Detroit Center 3663 Woodward Ave. Suite 150 Detroit, MI 48201

  • Description:

    It’s Black, It’s White; It’s Funny features the comedic duo of Black Pedro and Johnny Walker, two of America’s brightest, up-and-coming comedians. Through a series of stand up routines and comedy sketches, Pedro and Walker use the art of humor to address commonly avoided racial issues in our society.

    Black Pedro is a Detroit-native and graduate of Cass Tech High School. He perused higher education at Princeton University where he founded one of the schools’ most popular comedy troupes. Black Pedro currently resides in Los Angeles as a resident comedian at The Hollywood Improv and world famous Laugh Factory. In addition to drawing thousands of laughs while touring America’s college campus scene, he also appeared on season one of the hit BET television show, Hell Date. For more information on Black Pedro, visit: http://www.pedroisfunny.com

    Johnny Walker, a graduate of Yale University, has become a familiar figure in the comedy world. His stand-up resume includes all 50 states in addition to 250 college campuses across the country. Like Pedro, Walker is a seasoned veteran with The Hollywood Improv and Laugh Factory. His television and radio appearances include National Public Radio (NPR), The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, TBS Las Vegas Comedy Show and the Dr.Demento Show. In addition to his stand-up and musical comedy performances, Johnny appeared on the television shows, Hell Date, Scare Tactics, Boys Behaving Badly and Breaking Up with Shannen. For more information on Johnny Walker, visit: http://www.johnnywalkercomedy.com