‘Yo, Is This Racist?’ Podcast Challenges Racism Through Comedy

Yo, is this racist?
Comedians Andew Ti and Tawny Newsome stopped by the Morning Shift on Wednesday to talk about their podcast, "Yo Is This Racist?" Jason Marck / WBEZ
Yo, is this racist?
Comedians Andew Ti and Tawny Newsome stopped by the Morning Shift on Wednesday to talk about their podcast, "Yo Is This Racist?" Jason Marck / WBEZ

‘Yo, Is This Racist?’ Podcast Challenges Racism Through Comedy

Comedians Andrew Ti and Tawny Newsome will tackle racism Thursday at the Chicago Podcast Festival during a live-taping of their weekly podcast, Yo, Is This Racist?

Morning Shift talks to Newsome, a Second City alum, and her co-host Ti about comedy, race and how it intersects with American culture.

GUESTS: Tawny Newsome, comedian/actor/musician

Andrew Ti, comedian/writer

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