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Negin Farsad: Can Humor Fight Prejudice?

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Maysoon Zayid: Should Humor Make Us Uncomfortable?

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Sandi Toksvig: Can Social Change Start With Laughter?

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Russia-Ukraine Conflict Crosses Into Singing Contest

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Remembering Chuck Barris, Self-Proclaimed 'King Of Daytime Television'

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Stephan James and Sanaa Lathan star as federal investigators looking into a racially charged shooting in Fox's new limited series Shots Fired Fred Norris/FOX hide caption

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Seeking Empathy, 'Shots Fired' Creators Flip The Script On Police Shootings

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In 2002, Chuck Barris, the man behind TV's The Dating Game and The Newlywed Game posed in the lobby of his apartment in New York. That was the year a movie came out based on his autobiography: Confessions of a Dangerous Mind. Bebeto Matthews/AP hide caption

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Models pose at the end of the Marc Jacobs Runway Show at Park Avenue Armory on February 16, 2017 in New York City. In the past, Jacobs has been criticized for culturally insensitive runway shows. This year marked a change. Peter White/Getty Images hide caption

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Pete Holmes stars as a devout Christian comic with an upbeat disposition in the HBO's Crashing. McCall B. Polay/HBO hide caption

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Comic Pete Holmes Draws On His Early Career And 'Churchy' Roots In 'Crashing'

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Comedian Iliza Shlesinger's comedy is physical — she contorts, snorts and stalks the stage in her new special, Confirmed Kills. Timothy Hiatt/Netflix hide caption

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In 'Confirmed Kills,' Iliza Shlesinger Cloaks Social Commentary In Comic Rants

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Julia (center) first appeared online and in printed materials as a part of Sesame Street's See Amazing in all Children initiative. She'll now appear on TV as well. From left, Elmo, Alan Muraoka, Julia, Abby Cadabby and Big Bird. Zach Hyman/Sesame Workshop hide caption

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Julia, A Muppet With Autism, Joins The Cast Of 'Sesame Street'

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