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How to Make White People Laugh: Joking Our Way to a More Tolerant Future

  • Aspen Institute 1 Dupont Circle Northwest Washington, DC, 20036 United States (map)

Negin Farsad, a TED Fellow and co-director of the documentary The Muslims Are Coming!, calls herself a social-justice comedian. Her work seeks to prove that deep-seated and sclerotic prejudices about race and religion can be as effectively challenged with humor as they can be with activism.

Earlier Event: May 31
Washed Ashore
Later Event: June 3
Picnic in the Park