Elon James White is a Brooklyn-based comedian, writer and host of the popular web series "This Week in Blackness"; a satirical look at race, politics and pop-culture in a so-called “post-racial” America. White has been a featured commentator on VH1's “Black to the Future” & “The Great Debate.”
His commentary on race and politics has been featured on The Huffington Post, Alternet and The Root. Praised as "The perfect comedian for the Obama era, talking race while exploding racial stereotypes" by Dr. Harris-Lacewell of Princeton on Politco.com and as "Precise, thought provoking and hilarious" by Daily Show Co-Creator Lizz Winstead, White continues to win accolades from critics, academia and audiences alike.
Elon James White has been featured in The NY Observer, NY Post, Gothamist, Newsweek and Gawker and has appeared on ComedyCentral.com and Sirius Satellite Radio. White’s live stand up appearances include the DC Comedy Festival, the NY Underground Festival, and New York University. He is currently developing his one man show, “A Terrible Setback,” and is bringing “This Week in Blackness” to larger audiences via his rampant Twitter addiction.
Watch for him at this year’s CMJ Music Festival in NYC, and visit him online at .ElonJamesIsNotWhite.com and at ThisWeekinBlackness.com