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Of race and comedy: Who will fill Larry Wilmore's void?




NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 19:  Host Larry Wilmore appears on the debut episode of Comedy Central's
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 19: Host Larry Wilmore appears on the debut episode of Comedy Central's "The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore" at The Nightly Show Studios on January 19, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for Comedy Central)
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Comedy Central announced Monday that comedian Larry Wilmore's "The Nightly Show" will air its final episode Thursday. 

The reason given by the network: Wilmore hasn’t resonated with viewers. 

Wilmore carried his proclivity for stinging racial commentary with him from the Daily Show when he was tapped to take over for Stephen Colbert early last year. 

The end of his show leaves just one comedian of color in the cable lineup: Trevor Noah, whose ratings flounder. 

With Larry Wilmore gone, who will speak humor into the nation’s racial divide?

Take Two posed that question to two guests:

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