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'Living the racism dream': Where comedy ends and activism begins

Last Updated Feb 22, 2021 at 7:43 am MDT

Comedian and activist Adora Nwofor. CITYNEWS

Citytv examines how systemic racism affects the daily lives of Black, Indigenous, and people of colour in Canada. Click here to to read and watch the stories.


In today’s Big Story podcast, we meet the woman who can win over a crowd of cowboys in one of Canada’s whitest places. All while telling jokes about systemic racism. She is one of the only Black women comics in Alberta, maybe the only one in Calgary. But she wields her power on, and off, the stage to make her province a better place.

Guest: Adora Nwofor

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