philando castile


Since taking over for Jon Stewart as host of The Daily Show on Comedy Central nearly two years ago, Trevor Noah has been somewhat inconsistent. In fairness, it’s hard to fill the shoes of a legend like Stewart, and The Daily Show isn’t the only program struggling to find its footing in the “new normal” of Donald Trump’s America. Like Stewart before him, Noah occasionally sheds his comedic persona to deliver a poignant commentary on a story where no joke would be appropriate. Born in South Africa to a black mother and a white father during apartheid, it comes as no surprise that Noah has strong opinions on race and social justice. Although Tuesday’s Daily Show featured a segment discussing the Philando Castile verdict, where Minnesota police officer Jeronimo Yanez…