Dark Tank’s “Blisteringly Funny” Approach to Racism
Paste profiles Yedoye Travis and his show Dark Tank, which invites white comedians to pitch solutions to racism to a panel of comedians of color.
Dark Tank features a panel of comedians of color listening to pitches from white performers aimed at fixing racism. The results are predictably awkward, and just as often blisteringly funny. But the magic of Dark Tank comes after the pitches, when the panel, Travis, and his white “gentripreneurs” talk out each idea.